KARACHI - The stock market on Tuesday touched the intra-day low of 8,816 point with pessimistic outlook and closed at 8843.96 levels, showing a loss of 148.96 points. The issues conducive in todays bearish spell were the jump in US Dollar against Pak Rupee, Dubai stocks slump on debt reshuffle, bomb blasts for second consecutive day and the provision of the list of NRO beneficiaries in the SC. The KSE 100 Index opened in red zone with a loss of 18.43 points and at the end of the day closed at 8843.96 points with a loss of 148.96 points. KSE 30 index closed at 9277.79 with a loss of 162.26 points. All shares index closed at 6291.60 with a loss of 104.62 points. The Ready market volume stood at 99.036mn as compared to last trading session 72.763m. The market capitalization stands over Rs. 2.561tr, while 101 companies advanced, 275 declined and 5 remained unchanged. The turnover remained on the higher side at 99mn shares, up by 36 percent as compared to last trading session. The highest volumes were witnessed in PPTA at 12.485m closed at Rs. 6.99 with a loss of Rs. 0.36, followed by JSLCF at 5.726m closed at Rs. 4.80 with a loss of 0.30, JSCL at 5.725m closed at Rs.29.70 with a loss of Rs. 0.55. Ahsan Mehanti at Shehzad Chamdia Securities considered the pressure on rupee stability in the interbank market for oil payments and limited foreign interest and fall in international prices near to $74 per barrel a main reason, besides current security situation in the country, of the negative activity at KSE today. Pak.Pta was the volume leader of the day with the trading of 12.48m shares, followed by JS Fund with 5.725m shares, Jahangir Sidd.Co 5.725m shares, Bank of Punjab 5.279m shares, NML 3.816m shares. Unilever Food was on top with a gain of Rs39/share to close at Rs 1419, Unilever Pakistan second the position with Rs15/share and its total value was improved to Rs2315, Nestle Pak with Rs10/share and closed at Rs1200, Gillette Pakistan gained Rs3.24/share, closing at Rs68.04, and Atlas Honda with Rs 3/share closed at Rs 120. On the other hand Bata (Pak) ltd shed Rs 47/share that closed at Rs893, Siemens Pak down by Rs29.59/share, closing at Rs1300.40, Attock Petroleum with the loss of Rs9.08 /share closed at Rs318.17, Exide Pak lost Rs8.40/share and closed at Rs 164.10, Sanofi-Aventis decreased to Rs8.37/share to close at Rs163.57. Hasnain Asghar Ali at Aziz Fidahusein and Co. said that 'Accumulation in the stocks having capacity to register growth in earnings and payouts may benefit the buyers, while stocks carrying reservations, might find tough to join the rally, even if things work out well for the health of the local bourse, in upcoming elections. He said the revival of CFS may act as a catalyst in otherwise an environment of value erosion, mainly due to absence of positive triggers insight.