Losses in Delta and Econet saw the industrial index closing the day in the negative territory at 135.38 points.

The industrial index softened by 0.40 points to close at 135.38 points after two counters lost ground.

Telecoms giant Econet went down by 1.60 cents to trade at 13.00 cents while beverages giant Delta lost 0.02 cents to close at 84.00 cents.

On the upside, Simbisa gained 0.50 cents to trade at 17.00 cents, Meikles added 0.28 cents to close at 10.50 cents and Innscor was up by a marginal 0.06 cents to settle at 44.75 cents.

The mining index closed higher at 53.66 points after putting on 0.35 points after RioZim increased by 0.45 cents to settle at 33.55 cents.

Bindura, Falgold and Hwange and remained unchanged at previous trading levels at 3.00 cents, 1.00 cents and 3.00 cents in that order.