Market Comment

Ukrainian equities continued to remain sluggish on Thursday, July 27. The WIG Ukraine Index of Warsaw-traded stocks rose 0.7%, or 1.1% in three sessions. It was led by sunflower oil producer Kernel (KER PW), which gained 0.9%, or 2.0% in two sessions. In London, iron ore miner and pellet maker Ferrexpo (FXPO LN) improved 1.5%. The Ukrainian Exchange (UX) Index of Kyiv-traded stocks slid 0.4%.