KARACHI - The stock market witnessed positive activity on Monday but the volume fell to a record low amid uncertainty over global capital markets performance. The market was unable to witness any sparks, as investors opted to remain cautious in anticipation of foreign selling. Just to recall, foreigners were net sellers of $9.4m (May 7). With dull sentiments, volumes also remained subdued as only 72m shares were traded in the ready market, as compared to 181m shares traded on Friday. The Karachi Stock Exchanges benchmark 100-share index , which opened in the red zone with a loss of 9.61 points, rose 0.16 percent, or 16.67 points, to 10,288.14. The KSE 30-index closed at 10376.78 with a gain of 35.48 points. The KMI 30-index closed at 15563.92 with a gain of 11.04 points. All shares index closed at 7237.57 with a gain of 5.93 points. Trading activity was minimal as compared to the last trading session as the ready market volume stood at 72.360m as compared to last trading sessions 181.113m. Future market volume however stood at 1.867m shares as compared to 3.953m shares of last trading session. Market capitalization stood over Rs2.908tr, as total trades decreased to 48,981 as compared to last trading session 82,365, while 167 companies advanced, 237 declined and 23 remained unchanged. Highest volumes were witnessed in LOTPTA at 6.207m, closed at Rs11.35 with a gain of Re0.01, followed by NIB at 5.991m, closed at Rs4.04 with a gain of Re0.02, and BOP at 5.383m, closed at Rs15.29 with a gain of Re0.98. Ahsan Mehanti at Shehzad Chamdia Securities said, Rise in international oil prices, institutional support in oversold oil, banking and fertilizer scrips played a catalyst role in positive activity at KSE.