Polish equity market closed flat on Friday. The broad market measure, the WIG Index, inched up 0.01%. Sector performance within the WIG Index was mixed. Media (-1.76%) and telecoms (-1.20%) recorded the most notable declines, while materials ( 3.40%) and chemicals ( 1.34%) fared the best.
The large-cap stocks' measure, the WIG30 Index fell by 0.18%. Within the Index components, media group CYFROWY POLSAT (WSE: CPS), clothing retailer LPP (WSE: LPP), telecommunication services provider ORANGE POLSKA (WSE: OPL) and two banking sector names BZ WBK (WSE: BZW) and PEKAO (WSE: PEO) were the weakest performers, returning losses between 1.83% and 2.5%. On the other side of the ledger, coking coal miner JSW (WSE: JSW) led the advancers pack with a 6.41% growth, bouncing back after yesterday's sharp decline. It was followed by genco TAURON PE (WSE: TPE), bank ING BSK (WSE: ING) and copper producer KGHM (WSE: KGH), gaining 3.87%, 3.28% and 3.18% respectively.