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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed higher today in moderate trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 2.02 to 390.87. Advances led declines 257 to 231 with 223 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose six cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 11,385,300 shares, up from the 10,168,795 shares traded yesterday. There was no after-hours activity.
 Topping the most active list was IVAX Corp., up 4-3/4 to 29 on 1,909,900 shares, followed by Plains Resources Ltd, down 2-5/8 to 15 on 664,800 shares. The third most active issue, Amdahl was up 1/2 to 14-1/8 on 559,100 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 11,385,300 1992 TO DATE: 2,203,449,185
 STOCKS Friday: 10,168,795 1991 TO DATE: 1,888,361,826
 1990 TO DATE 2,089,686,355
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No activity reported
 STOCKS Friday: No activity reported
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 500.61 Up 5.96
 CAPITAL GOODS 412.71 Up 3.65
 CONSUMER GOODS 755.20 Up 17.39
 SERVICE 993.16 Down 0.34
 RETAIL 1,192.31 Up 11.73
 FINANCIAL 477.93 Up 1.97
 NATURAL RESOURCES 187.57 Down 1.20
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 303.00 Up 1.01
 NEW ENGLAND 563.45 Up 2.97
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 610.95 Up 9.19
 NORTH CENTRAL 729.08 Up 2.80
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,080.57 Down 0.97
 SOUTH CENTRAL 367.01 Down 1.74
 MOUNTAIN 111.22 Up 1.00
 PACIFIC 450.10 Up 3.06
 FOREIGN 209.31 Down 0.55
 Today's cumulative volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 161,300 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Ion Laser Technology, down 3/8 to 1-1/2 on 25,200 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 114,777 contracts changing hands as compared with 130,967 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Japan December 140 series, up 1/4 to 5-1/2 on 2,097 contracts, followed by the Amgen August 65 series, down 3/4 to 3/4 on 768 contracts. The third most active was the U.S. Surgical August 65 series down 1-1/8 to 2-3/8 on 644 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Glaxo Holdings August 25 series, up 3/8 to 2-7/8 on 7,097 contracts, followed by the Glaxo Holdings November 25 series up 1/4 to 3-1/2 on 4,152 contracts. The third most active was the Glaxo Holdings January 25 series, up 1/2 to 4 on 3,029 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: up .29 to 146.83. Contracts volume 1,212, with 59 puts and 1,153 calls.
 Major Market Index: up .43 to 359.96. Contracts volume 3,674, with 1,712 puts and 1,962 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: up .05 to 36.00. Contracts volume 43, with 40 puts and 3 calls.
 Institutional Index: up 1.48 to 441.13. Contracts volume 1,099, with 1,054 puts and 45 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up 1.48 to 441.13. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: down 1.96 to 158.29. Contracts volume 3,210, with 2,603 puts and 607 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: up 2.95 to 219.86. Contracts volume 796, with 578 puts and 218 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up .62 to 121.94. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: up .43 to 239.74. Contracts volume 489, with 387 puts and 102 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 86,036
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 28,741
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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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