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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed mixed today in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up .83 to 372.63. Declines led advances 296 to 275 with 252 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose three cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 16,772,790 shares, down from the 21,612,630 shares traded yesterday. After-hours volume totaled 1,000 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 16,773,790 shares.
 There were 225 block trades, while 213 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
 Topping the most active list was Hanson PLC Class B Warrants when issued, down 1/16 to 1/4 on 2,584,000 shares, followed by Enzo Biochem, Inc., up 1-1/2 to 7-7/8 on 1,277,800 shares. The third most active issue, Hillhaven Corporation was up 1/4 to 2-3/4 on 471,500 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 16,772,790 1991 TO DATE: 3,076,930,486
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 21,612,630 1990 TO DATE: 3,150,468,940
 1989 TO DATE 2,913,003,420
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 1,000
 STOCKS YESTERDAY 0
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 518.44 up 1.67
 CAPITAL GOODS 391.77 down 1.04
 CONSUMER GOODS 634.38 down .54
 SERVICE 925.59 up .44
 RETAIL 1,213.43 down .87
 FINANCIAL 426.52 up .17
 NATURAL RESOURCES 198.12 up 1.77
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 240.08 up 1.56
 NEW ENGLAND 510.56 down .56
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 601.39 up 1.84
 NORTH CENTRAL 596.72 down 4.88
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,042.99 up .21
 SOUTH CENTRAL 342.47 up 3.83
 MOUNTAIN 110.89 down 1.75
 PACIFIC 434.28 up 1.20
 FOREIGN 209.80 up 1.52
 Trading in options was light today with 152,445 contracts changing hands as compared with 141,910 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the RJR Nabisco Dec. 7 1/2 series, unchanged at 1/16 on 3,400 contracts, followed by the RJR Nabisco Jan. 7 1/2 series, unchanged at 1/16 on 3,400 contracts. The third most active was the LT-20 Dec. 30 series unchanged at 1-3/8 on 2,045 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the RJR Nabisco Dec. 7 1/2 series, up 7/16 to 2-7/8 on 3,775 contracts, followed by the RJR Nabisco Jan. 7 1/2 series up 1/4 to 3 on 3,400 contracts. The third most active was the Amgen Dec. 60 series, up 1-1/8 to 2-7/8 on 2,438 contracts.
 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE WEEKLY REPORT
 Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed higher this week in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 1.95 for the week to 372.63. The Market Value Index reached its intraday high of 373.47 on Friday and slipped to its intraday low of 368.15 on Monday. The average price per share rose eight cents this week.
 Regular session stock volume for the week totaled 76,773,165 shares, up from the volume of 43,623,285 shares traded last week. After-hours trading for the week totaled 4,500 shares. There were 1,022 blocks traded during the week, compared with 676 blocks traded the previous week.
 Options trading was light this week as 726,466 contracts changed hands, compared with 515,035 contracts traded in last week's session.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Major Market Index: up .53 to 314.08. Contracts volume 11,723, with 4,568 puts and 7,155 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up .53 to 314.08. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 LT (XLT) Index: up .05 to 31.41. Contracts volume 4,261, with 2,151 puts and 2,110 calls.
 Institutional Index: up 2.27 to 398.33. Contracts volume 3,976, with 2,627 puts and 1,349 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up .22 to 398.33. Contracts volume 20, with 10 puts and 10 calls.
 Japan Index: down .25 to 225.63. Contracts volume 1,194, with 1,020 puts and 174 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down .42 to 107.24. Contracts volume 4, with 0 puts and 4 calls.
 Oil Index: up 1.01 to 222.89. Contracts volume 111, with 45 puts and 66 calls.
 Most Active Major Market Index Option: Dec 320 calls, with a total of 1,733 contracts traded.
 Most Active Institutional Index Option: Jan 425 calls, with a total of 200 contracts traded.
 -0- 12/6/91
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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