Polish equity market closed flat on Thursday. The broad market measure, the WIG Index added 0.43%. Almost all sectors in the WIG generated positive returns. The exception were utilities (-3.74%) and media sector (-0.68%). At the same time, chemical sector ( 1.46%) was the strongest group.
The large-cap stocks' measure, the WIG30 Index, rose by 0.36%. Within the index components, gencos ENERGA (WSE: ENG), ENEA (WSE: ENA), PGE (WSE: PGE) and TAURON PE (WSE: TPE) were the weakest performers, tumbling by 3.02%-4.93%. Other major laggards were coking coal producer JSW (WSE: JSW), FMCG wholesaler EUROCASH (WSE: EUR) and bank BZ WBK (WSE: BZW), dropping by 4.26 %, 2.22% and 1.81% respectively. On the other side of the ledger, insurer PZU (WSE: PZU), footwear retailer CCC (WSE: CCC) and chemical producer GRUPA AZOTY (WSE: ATT) became the biggest gainers, surging by 4.87%, 4.29% and 2.84% respectively.