Warsaw (Puls Biznesu) - The situation on
the Warsaw Stock Exchange was similar to last days'. The market was growing only
slightly while the volume of trade was low.
Banks were doing poorly while KGHM rose substantially on growing copper
prices. The WIG20 index ended 0.89 percent down, mWIG40 shed 0.36 percent while
sWIG80 gained 0.34 percent. Shares worth only PLN 370m changed hands.
In 2008, 33 companies had their debuts on the WSE, compared with 81 in 2007.
About 80 debuts had been planned but because of bearish market many comapnies
decided to postpone their IPOs. WIG20 lost 48 percent this year, mWIG40 shed 62
percent while sWIG80 fell 58 percent. No blue chip managed to grow this year. TP
lost the least with a 4 percent decrease while Polnord lost most with a 79