LAHORE - The equity market Thursday once again gave dull and range-bound performance, losing around 52 points. Buyback of shares by OGDCL and NBP helped the market register the daily ready turnover otherwise there was little movement in market. The KSE-100 index went down to 9,251.43 points low but closed partially recovered at 9,263.39 level after shedding 52.29 points. Dealers said that market was still waiting for some good news from political and economic front and by then it would keep on fluctuating around this level. Trading activity is shrinking and today only 184 scrips changed hands. From these traded scrips 26 closed in plus and 79 in minus column while 79 closed at last level. Volumes once again saw drastic draw down and only 13.840 million shares were traded today. Earlier, the market against last day closing trend opened 16.83 points minus at 9298.85 points and that was its day high. Index throughout the day remained in the hands of bears. Slowly loosing ground, it went down to 9251.43 points low but closed partially recovered at 9263.39 points after shedding 52.29 points. Other indexes followed suit and closed in minus column after suffering losses. Free float index started day trading with minus sign and after hitting 10155.36 points low closed at 10167.95 points minus 28.30 points. All shares index suffered loss of 34.63 points and closed at 6694.91 points. KMI closed 62.34 points minus at 11261.06 points. NBP on buyback news remained active throughout the day and kept top position in volumes with traded volumes of 3.3 million shares and closed rupees 0.83 down. Out of top thirty volumes leaders only four closed with plus signs against 19 with minus closings while seven scrips remained unchanged. Dealers said that trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish. As far as resistance level is concerned, the market will see major 1st resistance level at 9,302.24 and 2nd resistance level at 9,341.08 levels, while index will continue to find its 1st support level at 9,237.99 and 2nd support level at 9,212.58 mark. DGKC closed with no gain/loss at 39.28. Volume was 0.033 million shares. Volatility is high. BAFL closed with no gain/loss at 31.25. Volume was 0.015 million shares. Volatility is high. MCB closed with no gain/loss at 238.75.Volume was 0.056 million shares. Volatility is high. LUCK closed with no gain/loss at 57.77. Volume was 0.985 million shares. NBP closed down 0.83 at 93.06. Volume was 3.308 million shares. NML closed down 0.61 at 47.28. Volume was 0.372 million shares. Volatility is high when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 trading sessions. Volume indicator reflects volume flowing into and out of NML at a relatively equal pace. Trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish. PPL closed with no gain/loss at 193.65. Volume was 0.013 million shares.