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ZSE Market Report:- Innscor drags Industrials lower at week's opening

by Business reporter
25 Feb 2013 at 10:24hrs | 2351 Views
Innscor's consecutive loss of another 4.99c to 90c further weakened the Industrials at week's opening albeit gains being recorded in Econet and BAT.

The Industrials Index lost 0.79 points or 0.42% to 185.81 with only 2 counters trading lower against 7 on the upside out of 21 counters that traded. Minings remained stable at 80.46.

Volumes plummeted with the total value traded ending at $484 265 on a volume of 1.138 million shares compared with $2,918 million on a volume of 5.212 million shares that traded on Friday.

Innscor was 4.99c weaker at 90c after losing another 5.01c on Friday taking its market cap to $486.1 million from $513.1 million on Friday. Padenga was the second counter to trade lower after losing 0.15c to 4.8c.

BAT and Econet continued with their upward trend rising 50c and 1.60c each to their all-time highs of 625c and 676.6c respectively. Econet had sellers stuck at 720c ahead of its EGM to approve a 10 for 1 share split on Thursday.

CBZ added another 0.48c to 12.01c ahead of its December finals and analysts briefing tomorrow.

Clothing retailers Edgars and Truworths advanced 0.10c and 0.06c each to 11.6c and 3.66c respectively while TA Holdings was 0.51c firmer at 10c.

Zimplow recovered 0.50c or 20% to 3c after falling by over 50% on Friday in the wake of its profit warning statement saying financials for the period to December 31 2012 will be below those achieved in tie corresponding period.

The Datvest All Share Index eased 0.13% to 124.62 while the FBC ZSE-10 Index was 0.33% lower at 130.73.


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