Equities market retreat

zse9The equities market shed yesterday’s gains to retreat slightly in today’s trades.

The Industrial index was down 0.29 points to close at 168.73 points. The cement maker PPC lost 10 cents to trade at 190 cents, Hippo shed a cent to 45 cents and Innscor was 0.99 cents lower at 59 cents. DZLH slipped 0.50 cents to close at 8 cents whilst Econet and Turnall both dropped 0.10 cents to settle at 54.80 cents and a cent respectively.

Two counters traded in the positive territory; Fidelity Life gained a cent to 6 cents and Padenga added 0.50 cents to close at 9.50 cents.

The Mining index slid 0.49 points to close at 57.64 points. Falgold eased 0.50 cents to 2.50 cents and Bindura marginally lost 0.01 cents to 4.99 cents. Hwange and Riozim were unchanged at 4 cents and 15 cents respectively.

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