TURBULENT trading extended into the smaller company markets yesterday with H shares seeing strong selling along with continued shedding at firms already in the poor sentiment spotlight. Lai Sun Development, caught up in a row of its director's emoluments, was the most active stock with 13.74 million shares changing hands as it slipped four cents or 3.6 per cent to $1.08, its lowest level since March 1993. The directors revealed in their 1993-94 annual report that the emolument to directors was to be doubled to $100 million against the background of a declining earning per share. Construction firm B&B Asia continued to haemorrhage badly after announcing a loss on a problem contract. The stock shed 32 cents, or 23 per cent, to $1.05, making it second-worst performer and putting it at its lowest level since 1989. The firm announced in a special release to the stock market on Monday that it was due to report a loss for the financial period ended September 30 following provisions for losses on contracting. Goldtron fell six cents or 12.5 per cent to 42 cents. The stock recently began trading after a complex takeover. Newspaper group Oriental Press lost 37.5 cents or 10 per cent to $3.325 on a turnover of 19.48 million. H shares in investor selling sights were Maanshan Iron and Steel, down 12 cents or 6.6 per cent to $1.68 on a turnover of 9.98 million shares, the fourth-most active of the day. Shanghai Haixing Shipping was off five cents or 3.5 per cent to $1.37. Yizheng Chemical was flat on the day at $2.525 on a turnover of 7.7 million shares. Red-chip Guangzhou Investment lost ground, falling 14 cents or 7.56 per cent to $1.71. On the back of positive results Innovative was up 12.5 cents or 6.25 per cent to $2.125. The group saw a rise in profit of five per cent. The antennae and cellular accessories maker said attributable profit was $75.09 million, up from last year's $71.46 million. Sales inched up by less than one per cent to $262.9 million from $262.54 million. Chevalier International was strongly up, by seven cents or 6.6 per cent to $1.12 on 1.6 million shares. The company announced a rise in profit over the six months ending September 30, shifting out of a $6 million loss last year into the black with a $25 million profit.