KARACHI – The stock investors booked profits, especially in oil and cement stocks, on Friday ahead of the Supreme Court hearing next week.The benchmark KSE 100-share index lost 41.37 points or 0.27 percent to close the trading session at 15,039.18 points as compared to 15,080.55 points of the previous day. Market expert Samar Iqbal said decline in global equity markets and SBA installment payment to IMF added misery to investors sentiments. POL, PPL closed 2 rupees down while Lucky Cement also lost 2 rupees on the close. PTC closed at its upper limit.KSE-Allsahre index shed 18.80 points or 0.18 percent to end the day at 10596.99 points, KSE 30-share index lost 42.83 points or 0.33 percent to settle at 12860.05 points while KMI 30-share shed 170.02 points or 0.64 percent to stop the day at 26458.11 points. An analyst said stocks closed lower amid high volumes on institutional profit taking after fall in global commodities and capital markets on global growth fears.Bourse showed technical correction despite strong valuations in fertilizer, telecom and third tier cement sector scrips. Fall in rupee dollar parity, rise in current account deficit and limited foreign interest played a catalyst role in bearish activity in the earning announcement session at KSE, he added.Turnover of stock market in terms of shares rose to 315.106 million as compared to 222.195 billion of a day earlier and the value of traded shares shrunk to Rs 5.000 billion from 5.464 billion. Stock market capitalization settled at Rs 3.838 trillion after opening at Rs 3.844 trillion. Trading took place in 316 companies where gainers outnumbered the losers by 172 to 125 while the values of 19 stocks remained intact. UniLever PakSPOT was the biggest loser of the day, decreased by Rs 300.05 to Rs 8550.00. It was followed by Rafhan MaizeXD, down by Rs 195.00 to Rs 3785.00. Unilever Food and Bata (Pak) Limited were the highest price gainers of the day, up by Rs 148.00 to Rs 3148.00 and Rs 41.45 to Rs 870.53 respectively.Lafarge Pakistan was the volume leader of the trading session with 38.910 million shares without any change, closed at Rs 5.70. Flying Cement was on the second position with 26.450 million shares, added Re 0.98 to end at Rs 4.87. It was followed by Fauji Cement with 24.747 million shares, shed Re 0.05 to finish the day at Rs 6.80, Jahangir Siddiqi Company with 20.479 million shares and Pace (Pak) Limited with 18.016 million shares, up by Re 0.17 to lock the day at Rs 3.05. In weekly review, Samar Iqbal said the short trading week, after long peaceful holidays, ended on slight positive note on week on week basis.Market rallied on the first trading day to cherish the increase in global equity markets while profit taking was seen at the end of the week. Volumes however remained healthy with mid cap cement stocks and telecommunication companies fetched the investors attention. Engro and DAWH also remained in limelight amid news regarding their request to government for dedicated gas fields, she added.