Investing.com – Poland stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Oil&Gas, Basic Materials and Banking sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Warsaw, the WIG30 added 1.76%.
The best performers of the session on the WIG30 were Alior Bank SA (WA:ALRR), which rose 4.93% or 2.40 points to trade at 51.10 at the close. Meanwhile, Dino Polska SA (WA:DNP) added 4.26% or 3.70 points to end at 90.50 and Polski Koncern Naftowy ORLEN SA (WA:PKN) was up 3.97% or 4.20 points to 109.90 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA (WA:PGE), which fell 3.62% or 0.43 points to trade at 11.46 at the close. Kruk SA (WA:KRU) declined 0.64% or 1.10 points to end at 171.90 and Bank Millennium SA (WA:MILP) was down 0.21% or 0.02 points to 9.44.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Warsaw Stock Exchange by 252 to 187 and 194 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 0.76% or 0.39 to $51.95 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 0.50% or 0.30 to hit $60.70 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.93% or 11.40 to trade at $1231.30 a troy ounce.
EUR/PLN was down 0.17% to 4.2861, while USD/PLN fell 0.84% to 3.7716.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.50% at 96.795.