KARACHI - The Karachi stock market share prices showed mixed performance on Thursday as most of the investors remained on the sidelines in the absence of any major trigger.At local equity market the benchmark KSE 100-share index settled at 13805.42 points, posting a minor gain of 6.30 points or 0.5 percent. Stock dealer Samar Iqbal said, “Bearish trend in the global market forced investors to remain cautious. Selected activity was seen in fertilizer, cement and banking stocks in anticipation of better June quarter ending results. “KSE-Allshare index added 4.36 points or 0.04 percent to close the day at 9713.55 points, KSE 30-share index shed 1.56 points of 0.01 percent to conclude the day’s trading at 11932.21 points while KMI 30-share index decreased by 65.57 points or 0.28 percent to end the trading session at 23763.15 points. Expert observed that stocks closed higher on institutional interest amid concerns for rising political uncertainty. Hopes for improvement in Pak-US ties after positive talks between army officials supported the sentiments. Uncertainty in global stocks and commodities on prevailing Euro-zone debt crises kept foreign interest on lower end despite strong earnings outlook in blue chip stocks, he added.Bourse traded 63.362 million shares after opening at 94.364 million shares and the trading value minimized to Rs 2.304 billion from 2.815 billion of the last trading session while the market capitalization increased by Rs 1.57 billion at Rs 3.520 trillion. Among the 339 active stocks on Thursday, 127 were gainers while 113 ended in minus columns. Another 99 stocks remained unchanged. Rafhan Maize Product was the highest price gainer of the day, increased by Rs 93.34 to Rs 3144.34, followed by Siemens Pakistan, up by Rs 35.91 to Rs 763.86. UniLever Pak turned out to be the biggest loser, closing at Rs 7018.19 after a loss of 280.06. Phillip Mirris Pak fell by Rs 9.25 to Rs 175.76. Bankislami Pakistan was the traded company of the day with 5.677 million shares as it closed at Rs 10.30 after opening at Rs 9.35, gained Re 0.95. It was followed by Soneri Bank Limited with 5.158 million shares, shed Re 0.07 to Rs 7.49, Summit Bank Limited with 5.075 million shares, off Re 0.02 to Rs 3.20, P.T.C.L.A with 3.658 million shares, lost Re 0.06 to Rs 13.92 and D.G.K.Cement with 3.524 million shares, up Re 0.18 to Rs 40.11.