Polish equity market closed lower on Wednesday. The broad market measure, the WIG index, fell by 1.24%. Sector-wise, materials (-4.57%) fared the worst, while informational technology sector ( 0.46%) was the best-performer.
The large-cap stocks' gauge, the WIG30 Index, dropped by 1.4%. A majority of the index components recorded declines. Copper producer KGHM (WSE: KGH) posted the biggest drop, down by 4.84%, amid sliding prices for copper. Other most prominent losers were FMCG wholesaler EUROCASH (WSE: EUR), thermal coal miner BOGDANKA (WSE: LWB), chemical producer SYNTHOS (WSE: SNS) and two banks ING BSK (WSE: ING) and PKO BP (WSE: PKO), which lost between 2.64% and 4.01%. At the same time, genco ENEA (WSE: ENA) and IT-company ASSECO POLAND (WSE: ACP) led a handful of gainers, adding 1.55% and 1.03% respectively.