Polish equity market closed lower on Monday. The broad market benchmark, the WIG Index, lost 0.33%. Sector-wise, informational technology sector (-2.05%) was the worst-performing group, while chemicals ( 1.13%) outpaced.
The large-cap stocks' measure, the WIG30 Index, fell by 0.49%. Within the index components, railway freight transport operator PKP CARGO (WSE: PKP) recorded the biggest drop, down 8.89%. Other major decliners were IT-company ASSECO POLAND (WSE: ACP), bank BZ WBK (WSE: BZW) and insurer PZU (WSE: PZU), plunging by 3.73%, 3.47% and 2.9% respectively. On the other side of the ledger, two coal miners BOGDANKA (WSE: LWB) and JSW (WSE: JSW), became the session's best performers, gaining 6.18% and 5.05% respectively.