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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

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


Exchange closed mixed today in moderate trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up .56 to 372.45. Declines led advances 294 to 276 with 266 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose two cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 11,464,055 shares, down from the 13,267,570 shares traded yesterday. After-hours volume totaled 3,000 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 11,467,055 shares.
 There were 178 block trades, while 203 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
 Topping the most active list was Pall Corporation, down 1-1/8 to 35-7/8 on 440,900 shares, followed by US Bioscience up 4-1/2 to 69-1/4 on 339,100 shares. The third most active issue, American Medical Holdings was up 3/8 to 8-1/2 on 314,800 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 11,464,055 1991 TO DATE: 3,024,736,246
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 13,267,570 1990 TO DATE: 3,107,267,715
 1989 TO DATE 2,875,337,905
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 3,000
 STOCKS YESTERDAY 300
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 507.69 up 4.28
 CAPITAL GOODS 393.09 up 1.10
 CONSUMER GOODS 633.88 up .21
 SERVICE 927.08 up 10.47
 RETAIL 1,214.96 down 11.18
 FINANCIAL 429.04 up .80
 NATURAL RESOURCES 199.08 down 2.13
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 242.65 down 3.02
 NEW ENGLAND 513.02 down .09
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 598.64 up 2.65
 NORTH CENTRAL 596.22 up 8.13
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,042.81 up 3.79
 SOUTH CENTRAL 341.82 up 2.79
 MOUNTAIN 115.57 down 1.11
 PACIFIC 433.03 up 2.25
 FOREIGN 210.19 down 1.37
 Trading in options was light today with 133,348 contracts changing hands as compared with 173,154 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Manufacturers Hanover Jan. 22 1/2 series, up 1/8 to 11/16 on 1,075 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index Dec. 310 series, up 5/16 to 2-9/16 on 983 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index Dec. 305 series up 3/16 to 1-9/16 on 907 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Novell Dec. 50 series, up 1-9/16 to 4-3/8 on 4,101 contracts, followed by the Unisys Dec. 5 series down 1/16 to 7/16 on 3,023 contracts. The third most active was the Unisys Jan. 7 1/2 series, down 1/8 to 3/16 on 2,603 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Major Market Index: down 1.24 to 316.42. Contracts volume 9,361, with 4,947 puts and 4,414 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: down 1.24 to 316.42. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 LT (XLT) Index: down .13 to 31.64. Contracts volume 76, with 46 puts and 30 calls.
 Institutional Index: down .89 to 398.84. Contracts volume 2,897, with 1,744 puts and 1,153 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down .89 to 398.84. Contracts volume 10, with 5 puts and 5 calls.
 Japan Index: up 1.63 to 242.31. Contracts volume 1,285, with 1,148 puts and 137 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down .47 to 108.50. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: down 2.73 to 227.17. Contracts volume 70, with 70 puts and 0 calls.
 Most Active Major Market Index Option: Dec 315 calls, with a total of 1,077 contracts traded.
 Most Active Institutional Index Option: Mar 435 calls, with a total of 450 contracts traded.
 -0- 12/3/91
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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