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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed higher today in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up .01 to 415.33, a new all-time record high. Advances led declines 343 to 299 with 215 issues unchanged. The average price per share was even at 12.33.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 17,469,970 shares, down from the 25,690,380 shares traded Friday. After-hours volume totaled 200 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 17,470,170 shares.
 There were 240 block trades, while 294 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
 Topping the most active list was Rhone-Poulenc CVR's, up 1/16 to 1-3/16 on 423,000 shares, followed by Granada BioSciences, down 3/4 to 2-3/8 on 412,100 shares. The third most active issue, Paine Webber Group Inc. (Put Warrants on the Nikkei Stock Avg.) was up 3/4 to 10-3/8 on 354,700 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 17,469,970 1992 TO DATE: 283,153,805
 STOCKS FRIDAY: 25,690,380 1991 TO DATE: 132,323,515
 1990 TO DATE: 196,369,910
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 200
 STOCKS FRIDAY: No Activity
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 606.20 down 1.22
 CAPITAL GOODS 443.10 up 1.39
 CONSUMER GOODS 717.61 down 1.64
 SERVICE 1,109.87 up 1.22
 RETAIL 1,335.54 up 14.73
 FINANCIAL 468.67 up 2.27
 NATURAL RESOURCES 192.45 down 1.18
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 316.11 up 2.11
 NEW ENGLAND 585.72 down 2.06
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 692.88 up 1.02
 NORTH CENTRAL 708.62 down 0.01
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,197.89 up 2.67
 SOUTH CENTRAL 365.89 up 1.31
 MOUNTAIN 125.18 down 1.41
 PACIFIC 499.06 up 1.75
 FOREIGN 209.89 down 1.42
 Trading in options was moderate today with 180,890 contracts changing hands as compared with 347,229 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Chase Manhattan Mar. 17 1/2 series, unchanged at 3/8 on 3,202 contracts, followed by the RJR Nabisco Feb. 10 series, down 1/16 to 1/8 on 2,030 contracts. The third most active was the Disney Co. Feb. 125 series up 1/8 to 1-7/8 on 1,217 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Glaxo Feb. 35 series, unchanged at 5/8 on 3,418 contracts, followed by the Digital Equipment Feb. 55 series unchanged at 2-1/8 on 2,181 contracts. The third most active was the Lilly & Co. Feb. 80 series, unchanged at 2-5/8 on 2,136 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Major Market Index: down 1.18 to 347.64. Contracts volume 5,574, with 1,549 puts and 4,025 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: down 1.18 to 347.64. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .12 to 34.76. Contracts volume 313, with 313 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index: down 1.92 to 434.10. Contracts volume 8,186, with 3,797 puts and 4,389 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down 1.92 to 434.10. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: down 3.98 to 210.31. Contracts volume 2,359, with 1,987 puts and 372 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down 2.08 to 126.14. Contracts volume 3, with 0 puts and 3 calls.
 Oil Index: up .75 to 236.54. Contracts volume 240, with 106 puts and 134 calls.
 Most Active Major Market Index Option: Apr 355 calls, with a total of 1,600 contracts traded.
 Most Active Institutional Index Option: Feb 200 calls and puts, and Feb 475 calls and puts with a total of 1,000 each contracts traded.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls 129,491
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts 51,399
 -0- 1/20/92
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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