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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed higher today in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 1.09 to 414.27. Advances led declines 335 to 304 with 205 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose four cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 19,513,820 shares, up from the 19,410,840 shares traded yesterday. After-hours volume totaled 0 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 19,513,820 shares.
 There were 255 block trades, while 306 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
 Topping the most active list was Rhone-Poulenc CVR's, down 3/16 to 1-1/16 on 1,348,000 shares, followed byWang Labs Class B, down 1/8 to 3-7/8 on 585,100 shares. The third most active issue, ICH Corp., was up 1/8 to 4-7/8 on 482,500 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 19,513,820 1992 TO DATE: 339,813,745
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 19,410,810 1991 TO DATE: 157,277,755
 1990 TO DATE 228,610,140
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No Activity
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 1,000
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 610.33 up 4.49
 CAPITAL GOODS 440.07 down 2.41
 CONSUMER GOODS 721.60 up 7.55
 SERVICE 1,095.52 down 1.28
 RETAIL 1,323.77 down 5.63
 FINANCIAL 470.04 up 1.74
 NATURAL RESOURCES 192.02 up 0.81
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 313.76 down 0.67
 NEW ENGLAND 583.81 down 3.13
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 691.42 up 2.25
 NORTH CENTRAL 711.68 up 4.98
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,181.71 up 4.67
 SOUTH CENTRAL 368.76 up 2.64
 MOUNTAIN 126.99 down 0.01
 PACIFIC 499.43 up 3.56
 FOREIGN 208.94 up 0.80
 Trading in options was moderate today with 172,164 contracts changing hands as compared with 154,318 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Unisys Apr. 5 series, down 5/16 to 3/16 on 1,429 contracts, followed by the AST Research, Inc. Aug. 17 1/2 series, down 2-13/16 to 1-7/16 on 1,360 contracts. The third most active was the Glaxo Feb. 30 series up 1/16 to 13/16 on 1,277 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Unisys Apr. 5 series, up 7/8 to 2-1/4 on 5,183 contracts, followed by the Centel Corp. Mar. 40 series up 5-7/8 to 7-1/2 on 3,685 contracts. The third most active was the Unisys Apr. 7 1/2 series, up 7/16 to 15/16 on 3,551 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Major Market Index: down 3.05 to 346.50. Contracts volume 7,123, with 3,462 puts and 3,661 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: down 3.05 to 346.50. Contracts volume 10, with 0 puts and 10 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .30 to 34.65. Contracts volume 78, with 78 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index: down .4.05 to 432.16. Contracts volume 2,846, with 1,989 puts and 857 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down 4.05 to 432.16. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up .64 to 216.99. Contracts volume 1,569, with 949 puts and 620 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down 1.06 to 125.52. Contracts volume 2, with 0 puts and 2 calls.
 Oil Index: down 5.10 to 231.66. Contracts volume 333, with 187 puts and 146 calls.
 Most Active Major Market Index Option: Feb 350 calls, with a total of 1,182 contracts traded.
 Most Active Institutional Index Option: Mar 405 puts, with a total of 500 contracts traded.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls 122,731
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts 49,433
 -0- 1/23/92
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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