Equities in pre-holiday jitters

HARARE – The equities market remained jittery ahead of the long Easter Holidays as the industrial index slipped 0.12 (or 0,08 percent) to close at 155.89.

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Trading continues to be thin with only 20 trades recorded in today’s business. The index was dragged down by Willdale which halved to 0,09 cents while heavyweight beverages producer Delta was offered lower at 102,50 cents.

The losses were partially offset by gains in AfricanSun which soared 1,01 cents to close at 2,51 cents, crocodile skin producer Padenga which moved up 0,25 cents to trade at 10 cents and property firm Dawn which gained 0,20 cents to close at a cent. Turnover stood at $423 585.

The mining index dropped 2.25 (or 6,44 percent) to close at 32.67 points following a 0,25 cents loss in Bindura to close at 2,75 cents. Falgold, Hwange and RioZim maintained previous trading levels at 0,40 cents, 4 cents and 7 cents, respectively. – BH24 Reporter

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