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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

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


Exchange closed lower today in very active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 2.67 to 390.48. Declines led advances 328 to 232 with 241 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell 8 cents. ? Stock volume for the regular session totaled 16,586,535 shares, up from the 15,962,320 shares traded yesterday. After-hours volume totaled 1,600 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 16,588,135 shares.
 Topping the most active list was Exploration Company of Louisiana, up 1/8 to 1 on 1,724,300 shares, followed by Chambers Development Corp., unchanged at 9-3/8 on 773,900 shares. The third most active issue, Paine Webber Put Warrants was up 1/4 to 13-3/8 on 429,200 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 16,586,535 1992 TO DATE: 1,177,767,930
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 15,962,320 1991 TO DATE: 888,010,620
 1990 TO DATE 931,680,610
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 1,600
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: No Activity
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 529.71 down 13.71
 CAPITAL GOODS 431.69 down 0.94
 CONSUMER GOODS 728.95 down 6.99
 SERVICE 1,029.08 down 4.46
 RETAIL 1,256.73 down 7.22
 FINANCIAL 478.07 down 3.61
 NATURAL RESOURCES 174.94 up 1.46
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 341.22 up 2.77
 NEW ENGLAND 574.41 down 5.49
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 628.04 down 5.55
 NORTH CENTRAL 750.16 up 0.56
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,163.01 down 8.68
 SOUTH CENTRAL 362.75 down 2.28
 MOUNTAIN 122.38 up 0.88
 PACIFIC 457.42 down 8.09
 FOREIGN 191.76 up 0.45
 Today's volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 192,300 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Top Source, unchanged at 3-1/4 on 30,500 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 167,259 contracts changing hands as compared with 158,349 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the MidCap Apr. 145 series, up 1 to 3 on 3,360 contracts, followed by the MidCap Apr. 147 1/2 series, up 1 to 5-1/8 on 2,640 contracts. The third most active was the Apple Computer Apr. 55 series up 1/16 to 5/8 on 1,934 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Glaxo May 30 series, down 3/16 to 7/16 on 1,458 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index Apr. 350 series down 1 to 2-1/8 on 1,453 contracts. The third most active was the RJR Nabisco Sep. 12 1/2 series, unchanged at 1/4 on 1,419 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: down 1.61 to 143.09. Contracts volume 13,186, with 11,860 puts and 1,326 calls.
 Major Market Index: down 1.66 to 345.53. Contracts volume 10,106, with 4,378 puts and 5,728 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: down 1.66 to 345.53. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .17 to 34.55. Contracts volume 401, with 401 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index: down 4.36 to 413.22. Contracts volume 3,186, with 1,929 puts and 1,257 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down 4.36 to 413.22. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: down 2.96 to 183.79. Contracts volume 6,052, with 2,984 puts and 3,068 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down 1.34 to 120.87. Contracts volume 15, with 15 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: down 2.80 to 209.92. Contracts volume 268, with 0 puts and 268 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 99,691
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 67,568
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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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