The industrial index continued in the positive trend, gaining 1.18 points to close at 204.43 points with the mining index advancing by 0.39 points to settle at 69.83 points in today’s trading on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE)

The stock market opened month on a positive note as CFI went up by 7.45 cents to trade at 44.70 cents, SEEDCO added 6.00 cents to 145.00 cents, while SIMBISA went up by 1.50 cents to end at 26.50 cents.

MEIKLES advanced by 1.45 cents to settle at 20.00 cents, while HIPPO closed at 87.50 cents following a 0.50 cents gain.

ZB FINANCIAL HOLDINGS lost 2.50 cents to trade at 14.00 cents, while BARCLAYS shed 0.11 cents to close 3.50 cents.

The mining index advanced by 0.39 points to settle at 69.83 points after BINDURA put on 0.05 cents to end at 2.50 cents.

FALGOLD, HWANGE and RIOZIM remained unchanged at previous trading levels at 1.00 cents, 2.60 cents and 60.00 cents in that order.