Polish equity market closed higher on Tuesday, with the broad market measure, the WIG index, adding 0.24%. Sector-wise, media names ( 1.34%) fared the best, while food sector stocks (-0.66%) tumbled the most.
The large-cap stocks' benchmark, the WIG30 Index, advanced 0.40%. In the index basket, thermal coal miner BOGDANKA (WSE: LWB) and genco ENERGA (WSE: ENG) were the strongest performers, gaining 4.06% and 3.14% respectively. They were followed by coking coal miner JSW (WSE: JSW) and media group CYFROWY POLSAT (WSE: CPS), growing by 1.86% and 1.74% respectively. On the other side of the ledger, railway freight transport operator PKP CARGO (WSE: PKP) continued to plunge, losing 8.93%. Other major laggards were agricultural holding KERNEL (WSE: KER) and bank ALIOR (WSE: ALR), each losing 1.75%.