Investing.com – Poland stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Banking and Telecoms sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Warsaw, the WIG30 gained 1.49%.
The best performers of the session on the WIG30 were Eurocash SA (WA:EUR), which rose 4.65% or 0.84 points to trade at 18.90 at the close. Meanwhile, Jastrzebska Spotka Weglowa SA (WA:JSW) added 3.04% or 2.00 points to end at 67.88 and OrangePL (WA:OPL) was up 2.58% or 0.13 points to 5.17 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were CCC SA (WA:CCCP), which fell 1.61% or 3.00 points to trade at 183.00 at the close. Kernel Holding SA (WA:KER) declined 1.51% or 0.75 points to end at 49.00 and Grupa Azoty SA (WA:ATTP) was down 0.93% or 0.30 points to 31.84.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Warsaw Stock Exchange by 284 to 199 and 158 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 1.85% or 0.87 to $47.96 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 1.91% or 1.07 to hit $57.02 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.58% or 7.45 to trade at $1287.35 a troy ounce.
EUR/PLN was down 0.02% to 4.2888, while USD/PLN fell 0.16% to 3.7597.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.19% at 95.697.