Polish equity market closed flat Thursday. The broad market measure, the WIG index, inched up 0.05%. Sector-wise, informational technology names ( 2.77%) fared the best, while media sector stocks (-1.30%) fell the most.
The large-cap stocks' benchmark, the WIG30 Index, slid down 0.13%. In the index basket, coking coal miner JSW (WSE: JSW) was the strongest performer, jumping 3.68%. It was followed by IT-company ASSECO POLAND (WSE: ACP), chemical producer SYNTHOS (WSE: SNS) and footwear retailer CCC (WSE: CCC), adding 2.73%, 2.4% and 2.17% respectively. On the other side of the ledger, banking sector name MILLENNIUM (WSE: MIL) recorded the biggest decline of 2.02% on news the bank will allocate the entire 2015 profit to reserve capital. Other major laggards were by clothing retailer LPP (WSE: LPP), telecommunication services provider ORANGE POLSKA (WSE: OPL) and media group CYFROWY POLSAT (WSE: CPS), losing 1.74%-1.79%.