KARACHI - The stock market witnesses bearish activity on Friday as security situation in the country worsened after the Rawalpindi blast, while the 100-index shed 87 points and closed at 9,009 levels. Investors at the market remained concerned over prevailing political uncertainty, said leading analyst Ahsan Mehanti, adding, 'limited foreign interest, fall in international oil prices and official inquiry over loan write-off in the banking sector played a catalyst role in negative activity at the KSE. The 100-index belled-in on weak note with index topping to 9,119.94 levels, up 23.71points. All core pivotals, OGDC, MCB, POL, NBP, PPL, PTC, HUBC, PSO, FFC, ENGRO, LUCK and DGKC, were unable to sustain the frail upward momentum and slid south amid subtle selling. The bourse throughout the session was void of keen interest from jobbers, punters, institutions and savvy investors, it seems political and law and order situation is keeping all of the above in the risk aversion zone which in turn is leading to low volumes. However, high yielding stocks created delicate interest among few investors, thus closing KSE-100 in the red zone at 9,009.13 points. The KSE-100 index opened in green zone with a gain of 11.98 points while index was unable to sustain the upward movement as market lost 87.10 points to close the day at 9,009.13 levels. Meanwhile, junior KSE 30 index closed at 9,464.13 points with a loss of 105.70 points on Friday. Portfolio Investment: Trading activity remained almost the same at 103.80m shares as compared to the last trading session. Total trading value of the market amounted to Rs 3.06b on the last trading day of the week. Market capitalization squeezed to Rs 2.609tr against last sessions Rs 2.631tr. Moreover, out of 365 actively traded stocks at the KSE, 147 gained value, 208 lost while the worth of the shares of only 10 cos remained unchanged. DS Industries was witnessed as the volume leader of the day with the trading of over 8m shares on Friday, followed by SilkBank with 8.057m shares, JSCL 7.145m shares, Pervez Ahmed 6.672m shares, Pace Pak 5.384m shares, JOVC 4.481m shares, BoP 4.296m shares, PTCL 3.549m shares, AHSL 3.294m shares, Bank of Khyber 2.815m shares namely. Pak Engineering topped the gainers list at KSE, up by Rs6.98/share to close at Rs315 with a small turnover of 478 shares, EFU Life added Rs6.63/share and its value was increased to Rs139.33, BOC Pak gained Rs6.23/share, closing at Rs130.95, Millat Tractors up by Rs5.98/share and closed at Rs348.99, PRL added Rs5.10/share to close at Rs117.40. Prominent losers include Wyeth Pak, down by massive Rs64/share to close at Rs1,230 with the trading of only 15 shares, Unilever Food shed Rs59/share and closed at Rs1,290, Fateh Textile lost Rs28/share and its total value was decreased to Rs537, Nestle Pak down by Rs16.99/share, closing at Rs1,190, Lakson Tobacco shed Rs12.50/share to close at Rs269. The market even though has value on few blue chip counters; the dismal over all situations is keeping many local investors and some foreignersat bay owing to which we may see further slide in conjunction to volatility on higher end, said Bilal Asif. Nonetheless, the state of affairs come to a successful fruition and with a long term horizon blue chip counters on dips look good for shopping, he added.