LAHORE - Business on the first day of trading day Monday in Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) resumed with normal mode but remained almost dead slow throughout the day and kept limited, flat and dry. While benchmark KSE 100-index witnessing no change closed at 9,187.10 points while investors stayed away from business activities. The market capitalisation was eroded by Rs 24m to Rs 2.820 trillion as lack of interest dampened trading on the first day of the week. Today again bourse presenting a barren look and it seemed that there was no business activity as investors stayed out of the trading hall. With the hassle-free activity in KSE, the volume of shares traded witness an upward trend but it still remained modest. Over three months had been passed for the imposition of floor mechanism but so far board of directors of KSE still undecided for the release of lower lock while no supporting funds had been released for which Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Shaukat Tarin had promised for. The off-market trading is also going on unabatedly which is shattering the confidence of not only foreign investors but also local traders. The worsening situation of market had pushed the brokers and traders to sit aside to avoid further losses. So far two brokers had declared their bankruptcy while many others are at the edge of economic failure position. This bleak situation has significantly contributed to the stock market chaos and pandemonium. These uncertainties and suspicions would remain hovering on the market unless govt authorities along with directors of KSE do not find out a solution when to remove the floor mechanism and when and how much liquidity should be poured into the market. The turnover was low at 102,900 shares as two scrips recorded gains while one sustained losses and eight remained unchanged out of a total of only 11 cos. The market capitalization was eroded by Rs 24 million to Rs 2.820 trillion. An analyst observed that the lack of interest dampened trading on the first day of the week. National Asset was the volume leader with a turnover of 83,000 shares lost value of Re 0.05 closed at Re 0.40 followed by Pak Datacom which gained Rs 2.38 closed at Rs 50.08 with volume of 9.700 shares. While Habib ADM also gained Re 0.37 closed at Rs 9.74 with volume of 3,500 shares. Millat Tractors and Redco Tex remained unchanged closed at Rs 163.92 and Rs 1.00 with volumes of 2,700 and 2,000 shares respectively. Trust Modaraba and Zeal Pak remained unchanged closed at Rs 1.35 and Rs 1.16 respectively with volumes of 500 shares each. Mukhtar Textile and Unilver Pak Limited also remained unchanged closed at Re 0.55 and Rs 2340.00 with volumes of 500 shares and 300 shares respectively. Whereas, Pak Petroleum and Fauji Fertilizer also remained unchanged closed at Rs 193.55 and Rs 100.00 respectively with volumes of 100 shares each. Meanwhile, the KSE-30 index remained unchanged and closed at 9981.93 points and KMI-30 index with no change closed at 11224.18 points. While, Lahore Stock market remained unchanged as LSE-25 index closed at 2825.36. In all the 70 companies transacted on the day, two scrips could move up while same number of scrips moved down and rates of all other scrips remained unchanged. While share prices at the Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE) remained stable where the ISE-10 index close at 1998.14 without witnessing any change. A total of 2,364 shares were traded in the market, which were up by 11,221 shares when compared with previous day's trading of 13,585 shares. Out of five, the share prices of one company registered increase, share prices of one company registered decreased while that of 3 companies remained stable. Prices of Pak Datacom were increased by Rs.2.38 per share while that of National Asset Leasing were decreased by Rs.0.05 per share. Fauji Fertilizer Co, PSO and Pakistan Oilfiled remained the top trading companies in Monday's trading with 2,124, 200 and 37 shares respectively.