KARACHI - Selling pressure continued at the stock market on second consecutive day on Tuesday as KSE-100 index shed another 105 points to close at 7,167.85 points. Investors remained nervous over the increase in trade deficit and fall in remittances in April 2009. Moreover, continuing foreign selling and falling rupee value remained a major concern for retail/institutional investors. The dull activity led to low volume adjustment and price erosion in some main-board stocks towards end mainly due to sluggish market took the tool and day ended with triple digit loss. The index started the day positively and gained 24.55 points but, like the last days session, it was unable to maintain green numbers on board. Trading activity was very low on Tuesday and the market volume squeezed to 75.072m shares as compared to last trading sessions 110.312m shares. Total trading value of the stock market decreased to Rs3.706b from Rs4.545b of last trading session. Market capitalization came down to Rs 2.106tr on Tuesday from last sessions Rs 2.136tr on Monday, showing loss of Rs 30b in just one day. Despite bearish sentiments, 101 cos managed to gain value, 203 lost while only 16 remained unchanged. JSCL was crowned as the volume leader with the trading of 9.692 million shares. Other well-traded shares include Arif Habib Securities 4.803m shares, DGKC 4.661m shares, Lucky Cement 3.085m shares, MCB 2.755m shares, OGDC 2.707m shares, Pak Oilfields 2.679m shares, Adamjee Insurance 2.471m shares, Engro Chemicals 2.367m shares namely. Colgate Palm was the leading gainer, up by Rs9/share and closed at Rs298 with the trading of only 100 shares on Tuesday, Unilever Pak added Rs4.98/share and closed at Rs1,955, JS Global Capital gained Rs4.02/share and its total value was improved to Rs84.61, Atlas Honda up Rs3.83/share, closing at Rs80.59, Millat Tractors added Rs2.84/share and closed at Rs281.45, Pak Reinsurance (SPOT) up Rs1.82/share and closed at Rs39.29. Conversely, Bata Pak lost Rs35/share and closed at Rs665 with the trading of only 100 shares, Dream world down by Rs8.40/share, closing at Rs183.50, Pak Oilfields lost Rs4.51/share and closed at Rs148.90, Pak Petroleum lost Rs3.86/share and its value was decreased to Rs169.42, MCB lost Rs3.36/share and closed at Rs168.96, Arif Habib lost Rs3.12/share and closed at Rs70.59.