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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed higher today in very active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 2.55 to 413.18. Advances led declines 356 to 242 with 223 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose seven cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 19,410,840 shares, up from the 17,731,580 shares traded yesterday. After-hours volume totaled 1,000 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 19,411,840 shares.
 There were 306 block trades, while 271 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
 Topping the most active list was Wang Labs. Class B, up 3/8 to 4 on 1,164,100 shares, followed by Medco Research, up 1 to 9-7/8 on 673,700 shares. The third most active issue, U.S. BioScience was up 1 to 34-1/4 on 596,700 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 19,410,840 1992 TO DATE: 320,299,925
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 17,731,580 1991 TO DATE: 147,814,855
 1990 TO DATE 212,748,870
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 1,000
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 2,700
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 605.84 up 10.37
 CAPITAL GOODS 442.48 up 3.43
 CONSUMER GOODS 714.05 up 4.97
 SERVICE 1,096.80 up 3.90
 RETAIL 1,329.40 up 6.39
 FINANCIAL 468.30 down 0.56
 NATURAL RESOURCES 191.21 up 0.18
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 314.43 up 3.09
 NEW ENGLAND 586.94 up 3.83
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 689.17 up 4.18
 NORTH CENTRAL 706.70 up 4.83
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,177.04 down 3.03
 SOUTH CENTRAL 366.12 up 1.16
 MOUNTAIN 127.00 up 2.07
 PACIFIC 495.87 up 5.30
 FOREIGN 208.14 up 0.99
 Trading in options was light today with 154,318 contracts changing hands as compared with 191,555 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Intergraph Feb. 55 series, down 5/16 to 5/8 on 1,066 contracts, followed by the Procter & Gamble Feb. 95 series, down 1-3/4 to 2-1/8 on 1,056 contracts. The third most active was the Chemical Bank of NY Mar. 25 series down 3/16 to 9/16 on 1,026 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Unisys Apr. 5 series, up 1/2 to 1-3/8 on 1,667 contracts, followed by the American Express Feb. 22 1/2 series up 7/16 to 7/8 on 1,634 contracts. The third most active was the Telefonos De Mexico May 50 series, up 1/4 to 4-5/8 on 1,205 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Major Market Index: up 3.93 to 349.55. Contracts volume 4,353, with 2,052 puts and 2,301 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up 3.93 to 349.55. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: up .39 to 34.95. Contracts volume 103, with 103 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index: up 5.74 to 436.21. Contracts volume 3,369, with 1,137 puts and 2,232 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up 5.74 to 436.21. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up 6.65 to 216.35. Contracts volume 2,152, with 1,267 puts and 885 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up 3.89 to 126.58. Contracts volume 65, with 58 puts and 7 calls.
 Oil Index: down 3.41 to 236.76. Contracts volume 272, with 105 puts and 167 calls.
 Most Active Major Market Index Option: Feb 350 puts, with a total of 674 contracts traded.
 Most Active Institutional Index Option: Mar 465 calls, with a total of 450 contracts traded.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls 110,601
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts 43,717
 -0- 1/22/92
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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