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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed higher today in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 0.70 to 416.79. Advances led declines 335 to 289 with 207 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose two cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 16,740,655 shares, up from the 13,514,345 shares traded Friday. After-hours volume totaled 0 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 16,740,655 shares.
 There were 237 block trades, while 240 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
 Topping the most active list was Amdahl Corp., unchanged at 20 on 1,929,400 shares, followed by Hillhaven Corp., up 1/4 to 2-3/4 on 1,204,300 shares. The third most active issue, Harken Energy Corp. was down 5/8 to 3-5/8 on 517,000 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 16,740,655 1992 TO DATE: 817,555,020
 STOCKS FRIDAY: 13,514,345 1991 TO DATE: 574,149,710
 1990 TO DATE 621,160,505
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 0
 STOCKS FRIDAY: 300
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 607.14 up 2.46
 CAPITAL GOODS 451.98 up 1.36
 CONSUMER GOODS 760.53 up 4.05
 SERVICE 1,105.41 up 0.85
 RETAIL 1,359.97 down 3.12
 FINANCIAL 491.37 up 1.61
 NATURAL RESOURCES 182.84 down 0.32
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 350.11 down 0.87
 NEW ENGLAND 595.45 up 0.84
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 691.82 up 4.66
 NORTH CENTRAL 770.86 up 1.99
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,252.36 down 7.62
 SOUTH CENTRAL 377.07 down 0.09
 MOUNTAIN 132.58 down 1.41
 PACIFIC 497.98 up 0.13
 FOREIGN 201.42 up 0.04
 Trading in options was light today with 115,492 contracts changing hands as compared with 133,096 contracts traded Friday. Calls and puts both traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the RJR Nabisco Sep. 10 series, unchanged at 3/4 on 1,400 contracts, followed by the Chemical Bank of NY Mar. 25 series, up 1/16 to 1/8 on 1,200 contracts. The third most active was the MidCap Mar. 150 series up 1/8 to 1-15/16 on 1,021 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the MidCap Mar. 155 series, down 1/4 to 7/16 on 1,805 contracts, followed by the telefonos de Mexico May 45 series up 1/4 to 13-7/8 on 1,501 contracts. The third most active was the RJR Nabisco Jun. 10 series, down 1/8 to 1 on 1,320 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: up .33 to 151.35. Contracts volume 6,412, with 2,900 puts and 3,512 calls.
 Major Market Index: unchanged to 349.79. Contracts volume 4,424, with 2,213 puts and 2,211 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: unchanged to 349.79. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: unchanged to 34.98. Contracts volume 1,018, with 818 puts and 200 calls.
 Institutional Index: down .64 to 423.27. Contracts volume 3,035, with 2,261 puts and 774 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down .64 to 423.27. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up 1.55 to 215.56. Contracts volume 583, with 395 puts and 188 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up .52 to 128.94. Contracts volume 2, with 0 puts and 2 calls.
 Oil Index: down 2.52 to 216.17. Contracts volume 22, with 17 puts and 5 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 82,250
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 33,242
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 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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