Zimbabwe Equity Markets | 19 Oct 2015: ZSE Industrial Index starts week in red, ZSE down 0.07%, Market Cap down by US$2 Mill….

Harare, Zimbabwe, Capital Markets in Africa — The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) industrial index started the week today in the red zone as the main index fell during the days trading while the mining index continued to remain flat. The Industrial Index retreated by 0.10 points to close 130.98 points, down by 0.07 percent. The ZSE Industrial index year-to-date settled at 19.54 percent.

The market capitalisation ended at US$3,420 billion down by US$2 million compared to the US$3.422 billion recorded in the previous session.

The market activity today recorded a turnover of US$137,153, down by US$19,209 from the previous session, exchanged in 11 traded securities via 24 trade transactions. One Foreign investor buy was recorded today by Delta Corporation Limited for US$62, while there were two foreign sales recorded by Hippo Valley Estates Limited for US$29,409 and OK Zimbabwe Holdings PLC for US$98,510.


In terms of values and volumes traded among the 11 traded securities, OK Zimbabwe Holdings PLC Limited recorded US$100,002 exchanged in 1,666,699 traded stocks, Zimre Properties Investment Limited recorded US$724 exchanged in 80,497 traded stocks, Hippo Valley Estates Limited recorded US$29,501 exchanged in 77,126 traded stocks, First Mutual Holdings Limited totalled US$200 exchanged in 10,000 traded securities, FBC Holdings Limited recorded US$492 exchanged in 7,024 traded stocks and Innscor Africa Limited totalled US$1,477 exchanged in 2,461 traded securities.


In terms of market strength, there were one price gainer and four price losers hence the market strength ended negative. The price gainer was Old Mutual PLC closed at US$2.22505 after increasing by 1.97 percent,


The price losers were Mashonaland Holdings Limited decreased by 4.25 percent or US$0.0009 to close at US$0.0190, First Mutual Holdings Limited decreased by 0.99 percent or US$0.022 to close at US$0.0200.  Delta Corporation Limited closed at US$0.82 after decreasing by 0.30 percent and Barclays bank of Zimbabwe Limited closed at US$0.0431 after increasing by 0.30 percent.


The Mining index showed no increase or decrease to close at 23.68 points today.  Hwange Colliery Company Limited traded at US$0.0350, RioZim Limited traded at US$0.0120, Bindura Nickel Corporation Limited traded at US$0.0130 and Falcon Gold Limited traded at US$0.0050.

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