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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed lower today in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 1.69 to 366.48. Declines led advances 350 to 229 with 294 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell five cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 17,558,690 shares, up from the 16,348,340 shares traded yesterday. After-hours volume totaled 1,800 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 17,560,490 shares. There were 231 block trades today.
 Topping the most active list was Hanson PLC Class B Warrants when issued, unchanged at 1/4 on 2,329,600 shares, followed by Tubos de Acero de Mexico, down 1/2 to 7-3/4 on 500,200 shares. The third most active issue, Enzo Biochem was down 1-1/8 to 2-7/8 on 492,800 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 17,558,690 1991 TO DATE: 3,124,218,346
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 16,348,340 1990 TO DATE: 3,181,234,485
 1989 TO DATE 2,951,342,265
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 1,800
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 1,200
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 507.26 up 0.76
 CAPITAL GOODS 381.08 down 2.39
 CONSUMER GOODS 635.16 down 2.89
 SERVICE 920.46 down 1.66
 RETAIL 1,220.72 up 12.22
 FINANCIAL 428.03 up 0.97
 NATURAL RESOURCES 189.58 down 3.11
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 232.05 down 0/02
 NEW ENGLAND 505.39 down 1.97
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 601.53 up 1.41
 NORTH CENTRAL 592.90 down 1.53
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,036.18 up 0.07
 SOUTH CENTRAL 332.95 down 1.67
 MOUNTAIN 108.26 down 1.48
 PACIFIC 428.26 up 1.09
 FOREIGN 200.29 down 3.94
 Trading in options was light today with 162,328 contracts changing hands as compared with 150,137 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the RJR Nabisco Dec. 10 series, unchanged at 1/16 on 4,460 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index Dec. 305 series, up 1/4 to 1-1/2 on 1,979 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index Jan. 285 series up 1/16 to 1-1/4 on 1,705 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Pfizer Dec. 65 series, unchanged at 5 on 8,969 contracts, followed by the Pfizer Mar. 65 series down 1/8 to 7 on 8,969 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index Dec. 315 series, down 3/16 to 2-7/16 on 1,611 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Major Market Index: up .72 to 313.09. Contracts volume 23,927, with 11,881 puts and 12,046 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up .72 to 313.09. Contracts volume 150, with 150 puts and 0 calls.
 LT (XLT) Index: up .07 to 31.31. Contracts volume 842, with 482 puts and 360 calls.
 Institutional Index: up .15 to 398.10. Contracts volume 3,776, with 2,018 puts and 1,758 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up .15 to 398.10. Contracts volume 200, with 200 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: down 4.61 to 216.22. Contracts volume 2,471, with 1,742 puts and 729 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up .33 to 106.65. Contracts volume 3, with 0 puts and 3 calls.
 Oil Index: down .11 to 220.16. Contracts volume 131, with 65 puts and 66 calls.
 Most Active Major Market Index Option: Dec 315 calls, with a total of 1,611 contracts traded.
 Most Active Institutional Index Option: Dec 405 calls, with a total of 321 contracts traded.
 -0- 12/11/91
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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