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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed mixed today in very active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up .97 to 370.45. Declines led advances 305 to 293 with 286 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose three cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 15,631,970 shares, down from the 18,026,860 shares traded Friday. After-hours volume totaled 100 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 15,632,070 shares.
 There were 211 block trades, while 196 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
 Topping the most active list was Hanson PLC Class B Put Warrants when issued, unchanged at 5/16 on 1,622,300 shares, followed by Energy Service Corp., up 1/8 to 1-5/8 on 410,300 shares. The third most active issue, Bolar Pharmaceuticals was up 1/8 to 10 on 354,900 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 15,631,970 1991 TO DATE: 3,171,244,041
 STOCKS FRIDAY: 18,026,860 1990 TO DATE: 3,214,835,040
 1989 TO DATE 3,010,314,665
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 100
 STOCKS FRIDAY: 1,500
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 526.91 up 4.86
 CAPITAL GOODS 382.08 down 0.29
 CONSUMER GOODS 650.55 up 4.19
 SERVICE 939.74 up 1.09
 RETAIL 1,229.15 down 9.91
 FINANCIAL 428.10 up 1.12
 NATURAL RESOURCES 185.36 up 0.11
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 237.77 up 0.92
 NEW ENGLAND 515.24 up 1.29
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 614.05 up 3.49
 NORTH CENTRAL 605.39 up 0.73
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,042.16 down 8.14
 SOUTH CENTRAL 335.84 up 1.25
 MOUNTAIN 110.63 up 0.51
 PACIFIC 436.98 up 2.88
 FOREIGN 196.98 down 0.04
 Trading in options was light today with 167,425 contracts changing hands as compared with 155,906 contracts traded Friday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Philip Morris Jan. 70 series, down 7/16 to 1-1/16 on 3,209 contracts, followed by the Philip Morris Dec. 70 series, down 3/16 to 3/16 on 2,391 contracts. The third most active was the Wells Fargo Jan. 55 series down 3/8 to 3-3/8 on 2,037 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Philip Morris Dec. 70 series, up 9/16 to 1-1/2 on 9,037 contracts, followed by the Philip Morris Jan. 75 series up 3/16 to 5/8 on 3,296 contracts. The third most active was the Philip Morris Jan. 70 series, up 7/16 to 2-13/16 on 3,051 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Major Market Index: up .56 to 317.76. Contracts volume 14,610, with 6,615 puts and 7,995 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up .56 to 317.76. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 LT (XLT) Index: up .06 to 31.78. Contracts volume 2,156, with 1,156 puts and 1,000 calls.
 Institutional Index: up .86 to 405.88. Contracts volume 3,541, with 2,203 puts and 1,338 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up .86 to 405.88. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up .91 to 229.54. Contracts volume 759, with 397 puts and 362 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down .38 to 107.57. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: down .18 to 225.66. Contracts volume 93, with 58 puts and 35 calls.
 Most Active Major Market Index Option: Dec 315 puts, with a total of 1,826 contracts traded.
 Most Active Institutional Index Option: Dec 405 puts, with a total of 497 contracts traded.
 -0- 12/16/91
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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