Equities open on a high

HARARE  –  The ZSE’s mainstream industrial index continued on a bull-run, opening the week with a 1.47 gain to settle at 179.26 as heavyweight counters gained ground.

Cigarette producer BAT Zim went up by a hefty $0, 4675 to trade at $17, 5675, while Padenga jumped to $0, 2550 following a $0, 0400 gain and giant insurer Old Mutual added $0, 0117 to $3, 8025.

Also on the upside was SeedCo, which improved by $0, 0100 to close at $1, 1100, while Innscor put on $0, 0090 to end at $0, 6600 and beverages giant Delta was $0, 0030 higher at $1, 1050.

Only two counters lost ground as Meikles shed $0, 0046 to trade at $0, 2805 while Starfrica eased $0, 0020 to $0, 0100.

Ariston, Colcom and Econet traded unchanged at $0, 0090, $0, 4030 and $0, 3500 respectively.

The mining index was flat at 69.63 as Bindura, Falgold, Hwange and RioZim remained unchanged at previous trading levels at $0, 0300, $0, 0100, $0, 0235 and $0, 5500 in that order.  – BH24 Reporter

 

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