Polish equities closed lower on Thursday. The broad-market measure, the WIG index, lost 1.26%. Construction sector ( 0.48%) was sole riser within the WIG Index, while materials (-3.66%) lagged behind.
The large-cap stocks' measure, the WIG30 Index, fell by 1.48%. Only three index constituents managed to generate positive returns: bank ING BSK (WSE: ING), gained 1.2%, oil and gas producer PGNIG (WSE: PGN) added 0.82% and bank MBANK (WSE: MBK) advanced 0.52%. At the same time, copper producer KGHM (WSE: KGH) and bank BZ WBK (WSE: BZW) suffered the steepest declines, plunging by 3.88% and 3.71% respectively. Other biggest laggards were thermal coal miner BOGDANKA (WSE: LWB), genco ENERGA (WSE: ENG), oil refiner LOTOS (WSE: LTS) and media group CYFROWY POLSAT (WSE: CPS), sliding down in the range between 2.88% and 3.2%.