Poland shares higher at close of trade; WIG30 up 0.25%

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Poland shares higher at close of trade; WIG30 up 0.25%
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Investing.com – Poland equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Chemicals , Information Technology and Oil & Gas sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Warsaw, the WIG30 gained 0.25% to hit a new 6-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the WIG30 were Grupa Azoty SA (WA: ATTP ), which rose 3.63% or 1.45 points to trade at 41.37 at the close. Kruk SA (WA: KRU ) added 3.02% or 4.90 points to end at 167.10 and Grupa Lotos SA (WA: LTSP ) was up 2.40% or 2.21 points to 94.35 in late trade.

Biggest losers included CD Projekt SA (WA: CDR ), which lost 4.75% or 9.10 points to trade at 182.50 in late trade. Jastrzebska Spotka Weglowa SA (WA: JSW ) declined 2.17% or 1.53 points to end at 68.85 and Eurocash SA (WA: EUR ) shed 2.11% or 0.41 points to 19.00.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 241 to 241 and 172 ended unchanged on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for March delivery was up 0.61% or 0.33 to $53.99 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 0.94% or 0.58 to hit $62.56 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.19% or 2.45 to trade at $1316.75 a troy ounce.

EUR/PLN was up 0.21% to 4.2974, while USD/PLN rose 0.47% to 3.7755.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.18% at 95.993.

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