Poland stocks higher at close of trade; WIG30 up 1.39%

Jul 30, 2018

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

At the close in Warsaw, the WIG30 gained 1.39% to hit a new 1-month high.

The best performers of the session on the WIG30 were PKP Cargo (WA:PKPP), which rose 9.62% or 4.30 points to trade at 49.00 at the close. Meanwhile, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA (WA:PGE) added 3.47% or 0.34 points to end at 10.13 and mBank SA (WA:MBK) was up 3.02% or 12.40 points to 423.20 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Dino Polska SA (WA:DNP), which fell 3.42% or 3.45 points to trade at 97.55 at the close. ING Bank Śląski SA (WA:INGP) declined 1.68% or 3.20 points to end at 187.60 and CD Projekt SA (WA:CDR) was down 1.38% or 3.00 points to 214.60.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Warsaw Stock Exchange by 239 to 196 and 201 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for September delivery was up 1.99% or 1.37 to $70.06 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 1.02% or 0.76 to hit $75.52 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.12% or 1.50 to trade at $1221.50 a troy ounce.

EUR/PLN was down 0.35% to 4.2700, while USD/PLN fell 0.83% to 3.6453.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.41% at 94.08.