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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed mixed today in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 1.20 to 402.17. Declines led advances 276 to 264 with 278 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose four cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 23,299,010 shares, down from the 28,227,810 shares traded yesterday.
 Topping the most active list was Chambers Development Company Class A unchanged 10 3/8 on 6,584,700 shares, followed by Wang Class B, unchanged at 6 1/8 on 489,900 shares. The third most active issue, Fruit of the Loom was up 1/2 to 34 1/2 on 411,900 shares.
 Regular session: Cumulative year-to-date:
 Stocks today: 23,299,010 1992 to date: 1,031,494,705
 Stocks yesterday: 28,227,810 1991 to date: 760,204,075
 1990 to date 767,392,465
 After-hours session:
 Stocks today: no activity
 Stocks yesterday: no activity
 Today's volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 712,900 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Topox, down 1 3/4 to 3 1/4 on 163,300 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 146,046 contracts changing hands as compared with 140,720 contracts traded yesterday. Calls and puts both traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Alcan Sep. 17 1/2 series, unchanged at 3/4 on 2,250 contracts, followed by the Alcan Mar. 20 series, down 1/4 to 1/4 on 2,250 contracts. The third most active was the Glaxo Apr. 25 series unchanged at 7/16 on 2,017 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Unisys Apr. 22 1/2 series, unchanged at 1/4 on 2,125 contracts, followed by the MidCap Mar. 150 series down 3/16 to 1/16 on 1,796 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index Mar. 350 series, down 3/8 to 9/16 on 1,452 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: down .04 to 148.75. Contracts volume 2,448, with 504 puts and 1,944 calls.
 Major Market Index: up .15 to 347.98. Contracts volume 7,784, with 4,489 puts and 3,295 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up .15 to 347.98. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: up .02 to 34.80. Contracts volume 37, with 37 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index: down .05 to 419.74. Contracts volume 2,753, with 1,012 puts and 1,714 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down .05 to 419.74. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up 4.34 to 202.70. Contracts volume 1,711, with 1,168 puts and 543 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down .80 to 128.36. Contracts volume 6, with 0 puts and 6 calls.
 Oil Index: down .21 to 214.27. Contracts volume 119, with 99 puts and 20 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 95,094
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 50,952
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