Investing.com – Poland stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Energy, Information Technology and Chemicals sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Warsaw, the WIG30 gained 1.62%.
The best performers of the session on the WIG30 were Tauron Polska Energia SA (WA:TPE), which rose 5.02% or 0.110 points to trade at 2.300 at the close. Meanwhile, Bank Millennium SA (WA:MILP) added 4.25% or 0.39 points to end at 9.56 and Energa SA (WA:ENGP) was up 3.30% or 0.30 points to 9.39 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Kernel Holding SA (WA:KER), which fell 1.17% or 0.60 points to trade at 50.80 at the close. Play Communications SA (WA:PLY) declined 1.00% or 0.21 points to end at 20.80 and CCC SA (WA:CCCP) was down 0.39% or 0.80 points to 202.80.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Warsaw Stock Exchange by 262 to 206 and 170 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 1.51% or 0.77 to $51.92 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 0.96% or 0.58 to hit $60.73 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.20% or 2.45 to trade at $1247.55 a troy ounce.
EUR/PLN was up 0.15% to 4.2981, while USD/PLN rose 0.20% to 3.7828.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 97.095.