Poland stocks higher at close of trade; WIG30 up 0.48%

Aug 01, 2018

Poland stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Chemicals, Food and Oil&Gas sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Warsaw, the WIG30 gained 0.48%.

The best performers of the session on the WIG30 were CD Projekt SA (WA:CDR), which rose 3.80% or 7.50 points to trade at 205.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Bank Zachodni WBK SA (WA:BZW) added 3.11% or 11.40 points to end at 378.20 and Gornictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA (WA:PGN) was up 3.08% or 0.17 points to 5.69 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were CCC SA (WA:CCCP), which fell 4.18% or 9.40 points to trade at 215.60 at the close. PKP Cargo (WA:PKPP) declined 3.33% or 1.60 points to end at 46.40 and PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA (WA:PGE) was down 1.42% or 0.14 points to 9.71.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Warsaw Stock Exchange by 222 to 201 and 203 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for September delivery was down 1.67% or 1.15 to $67.61 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October fell 2.20% or 1.63 to hit $72.58 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.43% or 5.30 to trade at $1218.40 a troy ounce.

EUR/PLN was down 0.32% to 4.2625, while USD/PLN fell 0.07% to 3.6551.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.15% at 94.47.