Investing.com – Poland stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Chemicals, Basic Materials and Telecoms sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Warsaw, the WIG30 added 1.85% to hit a new 3-months high.
The best performers of the session on the WIG30 were Play Communications SA (WA:PLY), which rose 13.00% or 2.10 points to trade at 18.25 at the close. Meanwhile, CD Projekt SA (WA:CDR) added 8.30% or 11.80 points to end at 154.00 and Grupa Azoty SA (WA:ATTP) was up 5.75% or 1.88 points to 34.56 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were LPP SA (WA:LPPP), which fell 1.53% or 120.00 points to trade at 7700.00 at the close. CCC SA (WA:CCCP) declined 1.52% or 3.20 points to end at 207.00 and Polski Koncern Naftowy ORLEN SA (WA:PKN) was down 0.91% or 1.00 points to 109.10.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Warsaw Stock Exchange by 285 to 206 and 159 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 2.93% or 1.49 to $52.42 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 2.56% or 1.52 to hit $60.98 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 1.10% or 13.50 to trade at $1239.50 a troy ounce.
EUR/PLN was down 0.35% to 4.2766, while USD/PLN fell 0.75% to 3.7635.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.41% at 96.795.