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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed mixed today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 0.35 to 366.13. Advances led declines 289 to 266 with 316 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell one cent.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 13,525,465 shares, down from the 17,558,690 shares traded yesterday. There were no after-hour trades.
 There were 188 block trades, while 231 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
 Topping the most active list was Rhone-Poulenc CVR's, unchanged at 1-3/4 on 1,252,600 shares, followed by Edisto Resources Corp., unchanged at 1-1/2 on 445,400 shares. The third most active issue, Bolar Pharmaceuticals, was up 7/8 to 8-3/8 on 439,900 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 13,525,465 1991 TO DATE: 3,137,743,811
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 17,558,690 1990 TO DATE: 3,192,968,355
 1989 TO DATE 2,966,019,010
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No activity
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 1,800
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 512.67 up 5.41
 CAPITAL GOODS 382.73 up 1.65
 CONSUMER GOODS 636.40 up 1.24
 SERVICE 925.46 up 5.00
 RETAIL 1,238.80 up 18.08
 FINANCIAL 426.29 down 1.74
 NATURAL RESOURCES 185.67 down 3.91
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 234.62 up 2.57
 NEW ENGLAND 506.03 up 0.64
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 603.58 up 2.05
 NORTH CENTRAL 594.29 up 1.39
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,045.39 up 9.21
 SOUTH CENTRAL 336.87 up 3.92
 MOUNTAIN 107.44 down 0.82
 PACIFIC 430.69 up 2.43
 FOREIGN 196.68 down 3.61
 Trading in options was light today with 138,920 contracts changing hands as compared with 162,328 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Major Market Index Dec. 305 series, down 13/16 to 11/16 on 1,871 contracts, followed by the Midlantic Bank Apr. 5 series, down 1/8 to 2 on 1,332 contracts. The third most active was the Wells Fargo Dec. 55 series down 9/16 to 7/16 on 1,326 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Reebok Jan. 25 series, down 1/4 to 2-1/2 on 3,388 contracts, followed by the Philip Morris Dec. 70 series up 1/4 to 5/8 on 2,709 contracts. The third most active was the Trinity Industries Jan. 40 series, up 1/4 to 1-5/8 on 1,920 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Major Market Index: up 2.11 to 315.20. Contracts volume 12,440, with 6,778 puts and 5,662 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up 2.11 to 315.20. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 LT (XLT) Index: up .21 to 31.52. Contracts volume 1,893, with 1,142 puts and 751 calls.
 Institutional Index: up 4.21 to 402.31. Contracts volume 4,542, with 3,294 puts and 1,248 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up 4.21 to 402.31. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up 2.21 to 218.43. Contracts volume 2,619, with 1,731 puts and 888 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up .76 to 107.41. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: up 2.91 to 223.07. Contracts volume 265, with 188 puts and 77 calls.
 Most Active Major Market Index Option: Dec 315 calls, with a total of 1,523 contracts traded.
 Most Active Institutional Index Option: Dec 410 calls, with a total of 262 contracts traded.
 -0- 12/12/91
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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