Losses in heavyweight counters marginally weighed down the performance of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) mainstream index as it closed at 200.15 points after shedding off 0.15 percent.
Financial firm, BARCLAYS BANK posted a 15.29 percent loss to close trading at 0.65 cents to close trade 3.60 cents.
FIDELITY LIFE was down 0.25 cents, FBC 0.5 cents, and ECONET 0.2 cents at 3.70 cents.
Elsewhere, strength in hotel and retail firms was not enough to shift the negative trend on the benchmark index.
AFRICAN Sun led the gainers on the local bourse, inching up 2 cents to close trading at 0.02 cents.
SIMBISA HOLDINGS, which announced its expansion initiative for a secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange yesterday, was 1.22 percent higher at 20.75 cents.
TRUWORTHS went up 0.03 cents to close the day at 0.10 cents, while INNSCOR (inn.zw) added 0. 19 cents to close at 0.73 cents
78 trades were recorded in total, with turnover quoted at US$938,883.49
The mining index remained unchanged at 69.00 points.