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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed higher today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 2.76 to 405.64. Advances led declines 324 to 248 with 237 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose eight cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 14,674,755 shares, down from the 15,570,955 shares traded yesterday. There was no after-hours trading today. There were 217 block trades today.
 Topping the most active list was International Corona Corp., down 1/8 to 4 1/8 on 741,900 shares, followed by Continental Airlines Holdings, Inc., down 1/8 to 1 3/8 on 603,800 shares. The third most active issue, Wang Labs Class B was up 1/2 to 6 1/4 on 464,700 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 14,674,755
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 15,570,955
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No Activity
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 19,800
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 577.22 up 8.63
 CAPITAL GOODS 436.57 up 1.35
 CONSUMER GOODS 747.36 up 9.93
 SERVICE 1,085.36 up 7.46
 RETAIL 1,349.28 up 9.76
 FINANCIAL 488.78 up 1.74
 NATURAL RESOURCES 175.24 down 0.28
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 348.24 up 2.84
 NEW ENGLAND 588.02 up 10.15
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 674.70 up 6.29
 NORTH CENTRAL 756.43 up 5.55
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,211.00 up 1.02
 SOUTH CENTRAL 367.54 up 1.85
 MOUNTAIN 128.11 up 2.64
 PACIFIC 484.14 up 4.15
 FOREIGN 193.10 down 0.38
 Trading in options was light today with 163,564 contracts changing hands as compared with 123,894 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Columbia Gas Mar. 17 1/2 series, up down 1/16 to 3/16 on 1,487 contracts, followed by the CLIX Mar. 30 series, up 1 1/2 to 5 on 1,150 contracts. The third most active was the CLIX Apr. 30 series down 1 1/2 to 5 1/2 on 1,150 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Glaxo May 27 1/2 series, down 1/4 to 1 1/2 on 4,083 contracts, followed by the Glaxo Aug. 25 series up 1/8 to 4 1/4 on 3,632 contracts. The third most active was the Tele-Communications Jul 17 1/2 series, down 3/16 to 3/4 on 3,055 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: up 1.28 to 148.37. Contracts volume 4,561, with 1,859 puts and 2,702 calls.
 Major Market Index: up 2.84 to 348.85. Contracts volume 10,982, with 6,230 puts and 4,752 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up 2.84 to 348.85. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: up .29 to 34.89. Contracts volume 1,035, with 1,035 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index: up 2.72 to 421.89. Contracts volume 9,753, with 6,401 puts and 3,352 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up 2.72 to 421.89. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up .77 to 199.81. Contracts volume 2,995, with 2,196 puts and 799 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up .86 to 129.08. Contracts volume 40, with 0 puts and 40 calls.
 Oil Index: down .58 to 215.81. Contracts volume 111, with 44 puts and 67 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 107,806
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 55,758
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 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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