zim_stock.jpgThe industrial index closed lower for the seventh consecutive day at 137.22 points after easing 0.57 points.

The industrial index shed 0.41% as PPC dropped 2 cents to trade at 205 cents, while DELTA and DZLH shed a cent each to 68 cents and 17 cents respectively.

INNSCOR and MEIKLES slipped 0.90 cents each to 55.10 cents and 16.10 cents in that order. AFRE was 0.60 cents weaker at 2.60 cents, while CBZ retreated 0.51 cents to 8.49 cents.

The losses were countered by OLD MUTUAL which pushed up 5.90 cents to 155.90 cents. HIPPO was a cent firmer at 101.99 cents and M&R inched up a cent to 9 cents.  TSL and ZIMPLOW advanced 0.50 cents to settle at 6 cents and 8 cents respectively.

The industrial index was 4.14 points down compared to the week ending 20 January, 2012.

The mining index gained 0.64 points to close at 80.82 points. FALGOLD gained 0.50 cents to trade at 7 cents. BINDURA, HWANGE and RIOZIM were unchanged at previous levels.

Week on week the mining index was flat.