Trading on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange marginally softened owing to losses recorded in listed blue chip counters.

The bullish trend on the ZSE mainstream index marginally subsided as the mainstream index recorded a slight loss of 1.45 points to close at 513.87 points.

Trading on the back foot was Innscor going down to 4.67 cents to close at 168.33 cents,

Simbisa shed 2.58 cents to end the day at 65.42 cents. Beverage manufacturing giant Delta went further down by 1.02 cents to close at 304.98 cents, First Mutual Holdings eased 5.2 cents to close at 19.48 cents. 

Other losses were recorded in First Mutual Properties and Axia.

These losses were countered by gains in Old Mutual which added 4.69 to 1429.95 cents, Fidelity Life gained 0.90 cents to trade at 13.75 cents and OK Zimbabwe increased by 0.75 cents to close at 20.80 cents.

CFI was up by 0.52 cents to close at 71.46 cents and NMB closed at 10.00 cents after gaining 0.5 cents.

The mining index declined by 5.23 points to close at 131.49 points owing to losses in Bindura 0.66 cents to close at 4.70 cents.

Falgold, Hwange and RioZim remained unchanged.