Poland stocks higher at close of trade; WIG30 up 0.42%

Aug 07, 2018

Poland stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Media and Oil&Gas sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Warsaw, the WIG30 added 0.42%.

The best performers of the session on the WIG30 were CD Projekt SA (WA:CDR), which rose 3.47% or 6.90 points to trade at 205.60 at the close. Meanwhile, Gornictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA (WA:PGN) added 2.72% or 0.15 points to end at 5.67 and PKP Cargo (WA:PKPP) was up 2.58% or 1.20 points to 47.80 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Bank Millennium SA (WA:MILP), which fell 1.41% or 0.13 points to trade at 9.10 at the close. Grupa Azoty SA (WA:ATTP) declined 0.75% or 0.32 points to end at 42.18 and Asseco Poland SA (WA:ACPP) was down 0.65% or 0.30 points to 45.60.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Warsaw Stock Exchange by 226 to 208 and 187 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for September delivery was up 0.42% or 0.29 to $69.30 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 0.87% or 0.64 to hit $74.39 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.21% or 2.60 to trade at $1220.30 a troy ounce.

EUR/PLN was down 0.07% to 4.2564, while USD/PLN fell 0.43% to 3.6706.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.24% at 94.96.