Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) adversity seems to have no end, as it opened downbeat today also in the grip of lingering slump. The benchmark KSE-100 index was seen once again dipping down the psychological barrier of 5000 points, as the market at the opening showed on the board losing 82 points to peg at 4938. Nearly 16. 48 million shares have exchanged hands and most of the companies were seen in the red zone, while the KSE-30 index eroding 102 points dropped to 4563 till the filing of this report.