Poland shares higher at close of trade; WIG30 up 0.82%
Investing.com – Poland equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Basic Materials , Chemicals and Information Technology sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Warsaw, the WIG30 rose 0.82% to hit a new 6-month high.
The biggest gainers of the session on the WIG30 were Grupa Azoty SA (WA: ATTP ), which rose 5.05% or 1.92 points to trade at 39.92 at the close. Bank Millennium SA (WA: MILP ) added 3.74% or 0.33 points to end at 9.15 and Alior Bank SA (WA: ALRR ) was up 3.42% or 2.00 points to 60.50 in late trade.
Biggest losers included PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA (WA: PGE ), which lost 3.45% or 0.43 points to trade at 12.04 in late trade. Kruk SA (WA: KRU ) declined 1.13% or 1.85 points to end at 162.15 and Play Communications SA (WA: PLY ) shed 0.91% or 0.20 points to 21.80.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 247 to 208 and 194 ended unchanged on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for March delivery was down 1.15% or 0.63 to $53.93 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in April fell 0.38% or 0.24 to hit $62.27 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.14% or 1.85 to trade at $1317.45 a troy ounce.
EUR/PLN was up 0.07% to 4.2873, while USD/PLN rose 0.38% to 3.7599.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.29% at 95.847.
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