zim stock xchange 20.10.jpgThe Zimbabwe Stock Exchange’s mainstream index recorded its fifth consecutive loss after closing the day 1.52 point lower at 138.96 points.

The industrial index continues on a losing streak after closing the day in the red at 138.96 points.

The downward trend was due to losses by heavyweight counters. The resources index was unchanged at previous levels.

BAT led the shakers shedding 5.10 cents to 155 cents, INNSCOR retreated by 3.63 cents to 56.37 cents and ZIMPLOW slipped 1.61 cents to 7.50 cents.

Among those counters in the negative territory was TSL which dropped 1.50 cents to close at 5.50 cents; NICOZ DIAMOND was 0.50 weaker at 2 cents, while AFDIS retreated 0.20 cents to 11 cents.

Few heavyweight counters were however in the green, with OLD MUTUAL adding 2 cents to 146 cents, whilst PPC and SEEDCO both were a cent firmer at 207 cents and 112 cents, respectively.

ARISTON inched up 0.30 cents to 1.40 cents.

All the four mining counters BINDURA, FALGOLD, HWANGE and RIOZIM were unchanged at previous levels.