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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed lower today in very active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 4.48 to 380.90. Declines led advances 434 to 163 with 219 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell 13 cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 16,035,160 shares, up from the 14,348,060 shares traded yesterday. There was no after-hours trading today.
 Topping the most active list was Paine Webber Put Warrants, up 7/8 to 15-3/8 on 736,200 shares, followed by Elan Corp., down 1-1/2 to 38-3/8 on 585,700 shares. The third most active issue, Chambers Development Corp. was down 1/4 to 8-3/8 on 573,600 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 16,035,160 1992 TO DATE: 1,235,640,920
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 14,348,060 1991 TO DATE: 945,017,666
 1990 TO DATE 997,843,790
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: none
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 1,000
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 509.03 down 7.69
 CAPITAL GOODS 419.56 down 5.14
 CONSUMER GOODS 709.72 down 8.88
 SERVICE 999.01 down 15.90
 RETAIL 1,217.46 down 5.36
 FINANCIAL 474.27 down 1.34
 NATURAL RESOURCES 172.90 down 1.72
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 324.63 down 0.78
 NEW ENGLAND 564.58 down 7.29
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 605.05 down 7.53
 NORTH CENTRAL 725.96 down 11.75
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,130.01 down 7.35
 SOUTH CENTRAL 358.10 down 0.04
 MOUNTAIN 118.20 down 3.41
 PACIFIC 447.66 down 6.26
 FOREIGN 189.71 down 1.82
 Today's volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 284,500 shares.
 Trading in options was moderate today with 234,602 contracts changing hands as compared with 167,819 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Major Market Index Apr. 340 series, down 3/8 to 2-5/8 on 2,883 contracts, followed by the MidCap Apr. 150 series, up 1-5/8 to 11 on 2,530 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index Apr. 345 series up 1/8 to 5-1/8 on 2,419 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Major Market Index Apr. 345 series, down 3/4 to 2 on 3,309 contracts, followed by the MidCap Apr. 140 series down 11/16 to 1-3/16 on 2,493 contracts. The third most active was the Disney Apr. 155 series, down 1-3/4 to 1-1/8 on 2,042 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: down 1.82 to 139.42. Contracts volume 13,246, with 9,401 puts and 3,845 calls.
 Major Market Index: down 2.12 to 341.03. Contracts volume 18,310, with 9,895 puts and 8,415 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: down 2.12 to 341.03. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .21 to 34.10. Contracts volume 319, with 261 puts and 58 calls.
 Institutional Index: down 1.85 to 410.75. Contracts volume 6,236, with 4,005 puts and 2,231 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down 1.85 to 410.75. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: down 6.27 to 172.71. Contracts volume 11,214, with 7,089 puts and 4,125 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up .84 to 120.82. Contracts volume 34, with 12 puts and 22 calls.
 Oil Index: down .69 to 218.18. Contracts volume 392, with 152 puts and 240 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 137,035
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 97,567
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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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