The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange opened the week firmer with the benchmark industrial index gaining 0,17% to 130,79 points driven by gains in mid cap counters despite recording one of the lowest turnovers since the introduction of the multi-currencies in 2009.
Dawn and diversified group Meikles led the gainers after their share price advanced by 5,98% and 5,04% respectively.
Insurance giant Old Mutual share price also firmed.
Turnover which averaged US$3 million daily six years ago dropped to US$71 197 from 26 trades, threatening the future of most brokerage firms that survive on commission on trades.
The resources index which has had little activity for a prolonged time also gained 0,34% to 23,57 points buoyed by Bindura.-Staff Writer