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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed higher today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 0.72 to 400.29. Advances led declines 302 to 279 with 226 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose two cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 14,817,420 shares, up from the 13,823,230 shares traded yesterday. After-hours volume totaled 800 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 14,818,220 shares.
 Topping the most active list was International Corona Corp., up 3/16 to 4-1/8 on 1,096,200 shares, followed by Chambers Development Corp., down 1/8 to 9-7/8 on 742,300 shares. The third most active issue, Preferred Health Care was down 3/4 to 11-7/8 on 448,900 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 14,817,420 1992 TO DATE: 1,095,131,745
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 13,823,230 1991 TO DATE: 818,492,125
 1990 TO DATE 848,163,050
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 800
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: No Activity
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 570.61 up 5.33
 CAPITAL GOODS 444.84 up 0.58
 CONSUMER GOODS 757.73 up 3.53
 SERVICE 1,040.59 down 3.69
 RETAIL 1,318.74 up 3.17
 FINANCIAL 484.64 down 1.44
 NATURAL RESOURCES 172.57 unch
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 352.86 up 0.45
 NEW ENGLAND 585.76 down 1.66
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 650.23 up 0.39
 NORTH CENTRAL 771.38 down 4.03
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,200.08 down 3.57
 SOUTH CENTRAL 364.19 up 1.17
 MOUNTAIN 123.93 down 1.46
 PACIFIC 479.04 up 4.27
 FOREIGN 191.67 up 0.99
 Today's volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 262,300. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Intertel Communications up 1/16 to 1-7/8 on 48,200 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 149,133 contracts changing hands as compared with 142,520 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the MidCap Jun. 145 series, down 7/8 to 3-3/8 on 2,675 contracts, followed by the Apple Computer Apr. 60 series, unchanged at 3/4 on 1,095 contracts. The third most active was the Apple Computer Apr. 65 series down 3/16 to 2-3/8 on 1,087 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the American Express May 25 series, up 5/16 to 3/4 on 1,708 contracts, followed by the Glaxo Apr. 30 series down 1/16 to 1/2 on 1,708 contracts. The third most active was the American Express Jul. 25 series, up 1/4 to 1-1/4 on 1,584 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: up .44 to 147.94. Contracts volume 6,130, with 3,873 puts and 2,257 calls.
 Major Market Index: down .24 to 347.43. Contracts volume 6,428, with 3,161 puts and 3,267 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: down .24 to 347.43. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .03 to 34.74. Contracts volume 130, with 130 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index: down .84 to 419.59. Contracts volume 3,371, with 1,381 puts and 1,990 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down .84 to 419.59. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up 2.87 to 203.01. Contracts volume 1,170, with 545 puts and 625 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down .38 to 127.48. Contracts volume 7, with 0 puts and 7 calls.
 Oil Index: down 1.19 to 212.43. Contracts volume 44, with 2 puts and 42 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 103,704
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 45,429
 -0- 3/25/92
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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