The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange has maintained its upward trend, closing the day in the positive territory at 141.27 points.

The industrial index gained 0.18 points to close at 141.27 points.

ZB Financial Holdings gained 1.70 cents to trade at 12.70 cents, Old Mutual went up by 0.45 cents to settle at 360.95 cents, while Padenga increased by 0.40 cents to 19.05 cents. Barclays and Innscor both increased by 0.05 cents to trade at 3.65 cents and 45.15 cents respectively.

On the downside, FML lost 0.34 cents to 6.76 cents, Edgars was down 0.10 cents to 4.00 cents, Colcom shed 0.25 cents to 37.00 cents and Econet was 0.01 cents weaker to trade at 17.40 cents.

The mining index was flat at 60.11 points as Bindura, Falgold, Hwange and Riozim remained unchanged at previous trading levels.