The industrial index traded lower at 190.80 points for the first time this month following a 0.34 points loss with the mining index trading flat.

Econet lost 1.96 cents to settle at 33.04 cents, First Mutual dropped 0.80 cents to close at 9.80 cents and Delta eased 0.43 cents to close at 125.01 cents.

On the upside, Seedco was 11.13 cents solid at 143.40 cents, Hippo improved by a further 1.75 cents to 72.00 cents and Meikles added 0.92 cents to settle at 30.92 cents.

Other gains were cement maker PPC which advanced by 0.25 cents to close at 68.50 cents, Star Africa gained 0.20 cents to trade at $0.01.20 cents and OK Zimbabwe rose by 0.16 cents to 8.00 cents.

The mining index was flat at 69.63 points. Bindura, Falgold, Hwange and RioZim remained unchanged at previous trading levels.