The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange benchmark index lost further ground closing the day in the negative territory weighed down by losses in Innscor and Delta.

The industrial index lost a further 0.27 points to end the day at 134.76 points after Innscor dropped 1.90 cents to close at 45.00 cents.

Delta and TSL traded unchanged at 82.00 cents and 19.10 cents in that order.

The loss was partially offset by gains in British American Tobacco, up  5.00 cents to close at 1520.00 cents.

Old Mutual traded 1.42 cents higher at 345.92 cents whilst Hippo and Seedco Limited added 0.25 cents each to trade at 38.00 cents and 95.25 cents in that order.

The mining index was flat at 55.68 points.

Bindura, Falgold, Hwange and RioZim remained unchanged at previous trading levels at 3.30 cents, 1.00 cents, 3.00 cents and 33.10 cents in that order.