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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed lower today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 0.74 to 407.21. Declines led advances 349 to 258 with 240 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell two cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 13,260,565 shares, up from the 12,560,010 shares traded Friday. There was no activity in the after-hours session.
 Topping the most active list was International Corona Corporation, down 1/2 to 3 on 1,193,500 shares, followed by IGI Corporation, down 4-3/8 to 14-1/4 on 487,100 shares. The third most active issue, Americus Trust For Philip Morris Shares (Primes) was down 1/8 to 27-3/4 on 387,600 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 13,260,565 1992 TO DATE: 889,678,395
 STOCKS FRIDAY: 12,560,010 1991 TO DATE: 663,925,000
 1990 TO DATE 697,308,500
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No Activity
 STOCKS FRIDAY: No Activity
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 581.25 up 3.39
 CAPITAL GOODS 440.55 down 0.19
 CONSUMER GOODS 734.38 down 5.71
 SERVICE 1,090.87 up 1.18
 RETAIL 1,338.50 down 7.64
 FINANCIAL 488.50 down 0.65
 NATURAL RESOURCES 180.03 down 0.84
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 347.49 down 0.98
 NEW ENGLAND 587.30 up 2.51
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 675.26 down 0.15
 NORTH CENTRAL 750.67 down 9.24
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,230.74 down 7.18
 SOUTH CENTRAL 368.72 down 0.97
 MOUNTAIN 130.70 down 1.42
 PACIFIC 482.37 down 1.75
 FOREIGN 197.69 down 0.49
 Trading in options was light today with 122,194 contracts changing hands as compared with 136,962 contracts traded Friday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Major Market Index Mar. 340 series, down 3/16 to 2-1/4 on 4,803 contracts, followed by the MidCap Apr. 150 series, down 1/8 to 5-1/8 on 1,573 contracts. The third most active was the MidCap Apr. 145 series up 3/8 to 2-13/16 on 1,505 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the MidCap Apr. 150 series, down 1/8 to 1-11/16 on 2,461 contracts, followed by the Glaxo May 27 1/2 series up 5/16 to 2 on 1,203 contracts. The third most active was the Digital Equipment Mar. 60 series, up 1/4 to 1-5/16 on 1,105 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: down .08 to 146.78. Contracts volume 12,841, with 8,360 puts and 4,481 calls.
 Major Market Index: up .49 to 344.93. Contracts volume 10,206, with 7,575 puts and 2,631 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up .49 to 344.93. Contracts volume 50, with 50 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: up .05 to 34.49. Contracts volume 1,412, with 412 puts and 1,000 calls.
 Institutional Index: up 1.71 to 416.50. Contracts volume 3,258, with 2,613 puts and 645 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up 1.71 to 416.50. Contracts volume 35, with 35 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: down 1.94 to 208.58. Contracts volume 802, with 519 puts and 283 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up .66 to 125.65. Contracts volume 30, with 0 puts and 30 calls.
 Oil Index: down .65 to 212.65. Contracts volume 44, with 30 puts and 14 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 75,001
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 47,193
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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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