Polish equity market closed slightly higher on Thursday. The broad market measure, the WIG index, added 0.07%. Sector performance within the WIG Index was mixed. Oil and gas sector ( 1.65%) was best performer, while media sector (-1.51%) and chemicals (-1.50%) recorded the worst results.
The large-cap benchmark, the WIG30 Index, rose by 0.22%. Within the index components, FMCG wholesaler EUROCASH (WSE: EUR) led the advancers, climbing by 4.49%. It was followed by genco ENERGA (WSE: ENG), oil and gas companies PGNIG (WSE: PGN) and PNK ORLEN (WSE: PKN), and bank PEKAO (WSE: PEO), jumping by 1.7%-2.94%. On the other side of the ledger, banking sector names HANDLOWY (WSE: BHW), ING BSK (WSE: ING) and ALIOR (WSE: ALR) were among the weakest performers, tumbling by 4.45%, 3.47% and 2.81% respectively. Footwear retailer CCC (WSE: CCC) lost 3.28%.