Investors on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) increased their profit takings, leading to a drop in industrial counters despite a recovery in the mining listed counters.

The mainstream industrial index lost by a marginal 0,12 percent on the back of profit taking by several investors, while the mining index recovered by 1,03 percent to register 131,08 points.

The top gainers included FML, whose share price rose by 12,82 percent to close trading at 22,00 cents.

PHL was 6,09 percent up to end at 82,75 cents, and SEEDCO share price rose by 1,97 percent to close at 301,25 cents.

On the losers, there was no joy for OK ZIMBABWE share price as it dropped by 18,71 percent to close trading at 20,12 cents.

MASH was down by 3,31 percent to end trading at 3,50 cents, INNSCOR shed 0,99 percent to end at 114,00 cents and ECONET dropped by 0,09 percent to 180,00 cents.

On the mining index, BINDURA was 6.09 percent up to end at 4,70 cents, while gold mining firm, RIOZIM dropped by 0,87 percent to close the day at 114,00 cents.