Poland stocks lower at close of trade; WIG30 down 1.42%

Aug 02, 2018

Poland stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Basic Materials, Construction and Oil&Gas sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Warsaw, the WIG30 lost 1.42%.

The best performers of the session on the WIG30 were Grupa Lotos SA (WA:LTSP), which rose 1.40% or 0.92 points to trade at 66.78 at the close. Meanwhile, LPP SA (WA:LPPP) added 0.55% or 50.00 points to end at 9100.00 and Bank Polska Kasa Opieki SA (WA:PEO) was up 0.43% or 0.48 points to 110.95 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were CD Projekt SA (WA:CDR), which fell 4.68% or 9.60 points to trade at 195.40 at the close. KGHM Polska Miedz SA (WA:KGH) declined 3.42% or 3.27 points to end at 92.34 and mBank SA (WA:MBK) was down 3.12% or 13.40 points to 416.60.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Warsaw Stock Exchange by 248 to 176 and 203 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for September delivery was up 1.94% or 1.31 to $68.97 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 1.42% or 1.03 to hit $73.42 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.38% or 4.70 to trade at $1222.90 a troy ounce.

EUR/PLN was up 0.21% to 4.2720, while USD/PLN rose 0.56% to 3.6766.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.33% at 94.77.