Econet, Old Mutual drive ZSE to marginal gain

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ZIMBABWE Stock Exchange opened the week firmer after the benchmark industrial index gained 0,66 points to close at 102,33 points buoyed by gains in heavyweights.

Mobile giant Econet rose by US$0,0290 to settle at US$0,2495 while Old Mutual added us$0,0196 to close at US$1,7883.

On the downside, Lafarge eased US$0,0105 to trade at US$0,2700 and Hippo slipped US$0,0050 to close US$0,3525.

Other losses were in Nampak which dropped by US$0,0030 to US$0,0125; Star Africa shed US$0,0019 to settle at US$0,0061 as OK Zimbabwe closed at US$0,0382 after a US$0,0018 loss.

The mining index was flat at 19,53 points.-Staff Writer

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