Trading on the local bourse continues to record impressive gains as the industrial index rallied by a further 5.80 points to close at 468.64 points.

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange continues to provide a safe investment haven for investors as reflected by the continued gains being recorded on the main stream index.

Market capitalisation was quoted slightly above US$13 billion from today’s trading session indicative of the positive sentiment that persists on the local bourse.

A total of 101 trades were recorded in today’s trading led by gains in insurance giant Old Mutual which gained by 78.32 cents to close trade at 1250.63 cents whilst the cement maker PPC gained 38.75 cents to close at 233.00 cents.

Also on the positive foot was mobile network provider Econet going up a marginal 5.65 cents to settle at 135.73 cents.

Other notable gains were in Natfoods which ended 14.00 cents higher to 660 cents, Hippo added 4.15 cents to close at 145.15 cents.

Trading southwards was Simbisa Holdings which dropped 1.01 cents to close at 68.99 cents, Axia went down by 0.5 cents to settle at 31.50, while other losses were recorded in Padenga, FBC Holdings and Dairiboard.

The mining index was traded flat at 135.18 points. Bindura (bind.zw), Falgold (falg.zw), Hwange (hccl.zw) and RioZim (rioz.zw) remained unchanged.