zim stock xchange 20.10.jpgThe Zimbabwe Stock Exchange mainstream index has maintained its upward rally, gaining 1,3 points to close the day in the green at 144,59 points.

The Industrial Index added 1,13 points to close the day at 144,59 following gains recorded by heavyweight counters.

The Mining Index was unchanged at 88,02 points.

Mobile operator, Econet led the movers after gaining 5 cents to settle at 380 cents.

Afre advanced by 2 cents to 5 cents, stirred by the recent acquisition of 19,7% stake by National Social Security Authority (NSSA) whilst Innscor was 1,50 cents solid at 60 cents.

Meikles was 1,19 cents firmer at 18,57 cents, while TA and Zimplow added a cent each to close at 17 cents and 7 cents respectively.

Financial counter, FBC rose by 0,56 cents to trade at 6,10 cents.

On the downward side was PPC which shed 10 cents to settle at 230 cents.

AFDIS was a cent weaker at 11 cents while CFI shed 0,8 cents to close at 6,2 cents.

AICO Africa slipped by 0,50 cents to close at 19 cents.

The Mining Index was flat at 88,02 points.

All the four mining counters; Bindura, Falgold, Hwange and RioZim were unchanged at previous levels.