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Poland stocks higher at close of trade; WIG30 up 1.04%

Investing.com – Poland stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Energy, Media and Telecoms sectors

Investing.com – Poland stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Energy, Media and Telecoms sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Warsaw, the WIG30 added 1.04%.

The best performers of the session on the WIG30 were Play Communications SA (WA:PLY), which rose 5.55% or 1.20 points to trade at 22.82 at the close. Meanwhile, Santander Bank Polska SA (WA:SPL1) added 4.12% or 14.80 points to end at 373.80 and LPP SA (WA:LPPP) was up 3.98% or 320.00 points to 8370.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were CD Projekt SA (WA:CDR), which fell 2.61% or 5.10 points to trade at 190.00 at the close. Asseco Poland SA (WA:ACPP) declined 0.83% or 0.40 points to end at 48.00 and Powszechny Zaklad Ubezpieczen SA (WA:PZU) was down 0.29% or 0.13 points to 44.66.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Warsaw Stock Exchange by 261 to 191 and 171 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for March delivery was up 1.64% or 0.89 to $55.12 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 0.80% or 0.49 to hit $62.03 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.78% or 10.25 to trade at $1325.75 a troy ounce.

EUR/PLN was down 0.51% to 4.2614, while USD/PLN fell 0.30% to 3.7210.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.20% at 95.225.