Polish equity market continued to march upwards on Wednesday. The broad market benchmark, the WIG index, rose by 1.78%. Almost all sectors in the WIG generated positive returns. Food sector (-0.99%) was the only exception. At the same time, oil and gas sector ( 3.59%) posed the biggest advance.
The large-cap stocks' measure, the WIG30 Index, surged by 2.06%. In the index basket, coking coal miner JSW (WSE: JSW) led the gainers with a 6.4% advance, followed by two banking names PKO BP (WSE: PKO) and PEKAO (WSE: PEO), growing by 3.99% and 3.91% respectively. Other most prominent risers were oil and gas sector stocks PKN ORLEN (WSE: PKN), PGNIG (WSE: PGN) and LOTOS (WSE: LTS), as well as insurer PZU (WSE; PZU), which added between 2.4% and 3.71%. On the other side of the ledger, agri name KERNEL (WSE: KER), genco TAURON PE (WSE: TPE), bank ING BSK (WSE: ING) and footwear retailer CCC (WSE: CCC) underperformed, slumping by 1.04%-2.03%.