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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed mixed today in moderate trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up .18 to 381.18. Declines led advances 237 to 225 with 225 issues unchanged. The average price per share closed unchanged.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 11,217,730 shares, down from the 12,858,400 shares traded yesterday. After-hours volume totaled 2,800 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 11,220,530 shares.
 Topping the most active list was Exploration Co of Louisiana, up 1/8 to 1-3/8 on 501,800 shares, followed by BAT Industries, down 1/8 to 14-3/8 on 339,900 shares. The third most active issue, Energy Service Co was up 1/8 to 1-3/8 on 322,800 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 11,217,730 1992 TO DATE: 2,429,980,940
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 12,858,400 1991 TO DATE: 2,104,772,196
 1990 TO DATE 2,366,688,030
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 2,800
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: No activity reported
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 457.21 down 0.79
 CAPITAL GOODS 402.29 down 0.22
 CONSUMER GOODS 739.18 down 1.76
 SERVICE 965.64 down 4.86
 RETAIL 1,160.14 up 0.29
 FINANCIAL 467.53 up 0.91
 NATURAL RESOURCES 189.26 up 1.46
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 296.15 up 6.45
 NEW ENGLAND 538.78 down 1.56
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 587.92 up 0.31
 NORTH CENTRAL 722.61 down 1.64
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,061.05 down 4.30
 SOUTH CENTRAL 359.58 up 2.60
 MOUNTAIN 104.97 down 1.77
 PACIFIC 439.98 down 1.41
 FOREIGN 207.19 up 1.06
 Today's cumulative volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 176,800 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Intertel Communications, down 1/16 to 15/16 on 36,000 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 110,129 contracts changing hands as compared with 146,161 contracts traded yesterday. Puts and calls both traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Digital Equiptment Jan 40 series, down 1/4 to 5-1/4 on 2,425 contracts, followed by the Digital Equiptment Oct 40 series, down 1/2 to 4-1/4 on 2,420 contracts. The third most active was the Phillip Morris Sep 75 series unchanged at 1/8 on 1,038 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Japan Index Sep 195 series, down 7/16 to 1-15/16 on 2,597 contracts, followed by the Japan Sep. 190 series down 1/8 to 3 on 2,559 contracts. The third most active was the Japan Index Sep. 185 series, unchanged at 4-5/8 on 2,370 contracts.
 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE WEEKLY REPORT
 Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed lower this week in moderate trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 3.13 for the week to 381.18. The Market Value Index reached its intraday high of 384.31 on Monday and slipped to its intraday low of 384.96 on Tuesday. The average price per share was even at 10.70 this week.
 Regular session stock volume for the week totaled 56,894,540 shares, up from the volume of 49,328,320 shares traded last week.
 Options trading was light this week as 736,384 contracts changed hands, compared with 624,125 contracts traded in last week's session.
 THE 10 MOST ACTIVE STOCKS THIS WEEK WERE:
 IVAX 1,148,900 28 down 1 3/8
 North American Vaccine 1,078,600 8-3/8 down 3 3/8
 Exploration Co of 1,030,900 1-3/8 unc
 Louisiana
 Chambers Development A 963,700 7-5/8 unc
 Amdahl 955,800 13-1/2 up 3/8
 First Australia Prime 908,800 11 down 11/16
 Income Fund
 Hasbro 828,700 30-1/4 down 3/4
 Echo Bay Mines 792,400 6-3/8 up 1/4
 Fruit of the Loom 792,200 38-7/8 up 3/8
 Pegasus Gold 757,300 16-7/8 up 1 5/8
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: up .09 to 142.69. Contracts volume 2,597, with 434 puts and 2,163 calls.
 Major Market Index: up 1.47 to 349.46. Contracts volume 6,023, with 3,599 puts and 2,424 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: up .15 to 34.95. Contracts volume 120, with 120 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index: up 1.01 to 432.22. Contracts volume 2,300, with 1,815 puts and 485 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up 1.01 to 432.22. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up 4.33 to 181.23. Contracts volume 13,719, with 2,951 puts and 10,768 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: down .99 to 212.37. Contracts volume 951, with 641 puts and 310 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up .01 to 113.49. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: up 3.13 to 241.43. Contracts volume 120, with 58 puts and 62 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 74,655
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 35,474
 -0- 8/28/92
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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