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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed higher today in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 1.56 to 415.24. Advances led declines 302 to 295 with 248 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose four cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 19,440,695 shares, down from the 20,048,105 shares traded yesterday. After-hours volume totaled 5,000 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 19,445,695 shares.
 There were 224 block trades, while 210 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
 Topping the most active list was U.S. Bioscience, down 1-3/8 to 18-1/2 on 1,175,900 shares, followed by Fruit of the Loom, up 7/8 to 30-5/8 on 660,400 shares. The third most active issue, Advanced Magnetics was down 2-1/2 to 23 on 510,900 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 19,440,695 1992 TO DATE: 508,442,795
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 20,048,105 1991 TO DATE: 289,764,195
 1990 TO DATE 363,813,225
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 5,000
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 2,300
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 611.70 up 0.88
 CAPITAL GOODS 444.11 up 0.35
 CONSUMER GOODS 748.67 up 5.98
 SERVICE 1,094.06 up 13.52
 RETAIL 1,328.78 down 5.25
 FINANCIAL 474.53 up 0.59
 NATURAL RESOURCES 188.10 down 0.35
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 333.02 down 2.23
 NEW ENGLAND 577.61 down 0.09
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 687.73 up 2.81
 NORTH CENTRAL 729.82 up 10.04
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,202.21 up 8.15
 SOUTH CENTRAL 366.82 up 0.11
 MOUNTAIN 127.91 up 2.52
 PACIFIC 512.74 up 2.44
 FOREIGN 208.35 up 0.36
 Trading in options was light today with 163,832 contracts changing hands as compared with 145,315 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Chase Manhattan Feb. 20 series, down 1/8 to 1/4 on 2,086 contracts, followed by the Procter & Gamble Apr. 85 series, unchanged at 3/8 on 2,015 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index Dec. 275 series down 5/16 to 2-13/16 on 1,800 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Chase Manhattan Feb. 20 series, up 3/4 to 2-1/8 on 2,005 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index Feb. 350 series down 7/8 to 4-5/8 on 1,605 contracts. The third most active was the Digital Equipment Feb. 55 series, unchanged at 1-5/8 on 1,410 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Major Market Index: down .84 to 350.76. Contracts volume 11,442, with 6,535 puts and 4,907 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: down .84 to 350.76. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .08 to 35.08. Contracts volume 39, with 39 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index: down 1.04 to 430.04. Contracts volume 6,340, with 3,843 puts and 2,497 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down 1.04 to 430.04. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: down .64 to 220.45. Contracts volume 1,381, with 847 puts and 534 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up .98 to 127.37. Contracts volume 10, with 10 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: down 2.44 to 223.97. Contracts volume 75, with 0 puts and 75 calls.
 Most Active Major Market Index Option: Feb 350 calls, with a total of 1,605 contracts traded.
 Most Active Institutional Index Option: Feb 425 puts, with a total of 941 contracts traded.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls 110,233
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts 53,599
 -0- 2/5/92
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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