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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed higher today in light trading. The AMEX Market Value Index closed up 1.13 to 365.98. Advances led declines 235 to 222 with 196 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose three cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 7,073,200 shares, down from the 9,688,020 shares traded Friday. After-Hours volume totaled zero shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 7,073,200 shares.
 Topping the most active list was Kirby Corporation, down 1/4 to 10-1/2 on 246,200 shares, followed by Hillhaven, unchanged at 2-3/8 on 229,800 shares. The third most active issue, Amdahl was up 1/2 to 8-1/4 on 182,000 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 7,073,200 1992 TO DATE: 2,759,412,110
 STOCKS FRIDAY: 9,688,020 1991 TO DATE: 2,501,873,351
 1990 TO DATE: 2,741,963,770
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No Activity Reported
 STOCKS FRIDAY: No Activity Reported
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 420.65 Up 4.05
 CAPITAL GOODS 379.07 Up 0.47
 CONSUMER GOODS 729.94 Up 1.83
 SERVICE 937.34 Up 4.05
 RETAIL 1,096.00 Up 6.73
 FINANCIAL 470.45 Up 1.74
 NATURAL RESOURCES 176.07 Down 0.30
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 269.90 Up 1.18
 NEW ENGLAND 540.48 Up 3.16
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 571.02 Up 2.28
 NORTH CENTRAL 724.58 Up 4.04
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,019.52 Up 2.00
 SOUTH CENTRAL 356.53 Up 0.69
 MOUNTAIN 111.40 Up 0.66
 PACIFIC 395.21 Up 1.30
 FOREIGN 191.99 Down 0.07
 Today's cumulative volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (EMC) totaled 193,700 shares. The most actively traded stock on the EMC was AUDRE Recognition Systems, Inc., up 1/8 to 3-5/8 on 40,200 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 120,449 contracts changing hands as compared with 129,780 contracts traded Friday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Intergraph Corporation October 65 series, down 1/8 to 3/4 on 1,209 contracts, followed by the Merrill Lynch January 45 series, down 1/2 to 2 on 1,150 contracts. The third most active was the Merrill Lynch October 50 series down 1-1/4 to 2-3/8 on 1,145 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Intergraph Corporation November 65 series, down 1-1/4 to 3 on 1,644 contracts, followed by the Tele-Communications January 20 series up 1/8 to 3/8 on 1,639 contracts. The third most active was the Intergraph October 65 series, down 15/16 to 1-5/16 on 1,540 contracts.
 OPTIONS
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 S&P Midcap Index: up 0.74 to 141.68. Contracts volume 670, with 575 puts and 95 calls.
 Major Market Index: up 4.33 to 339.91. Contracts volume 6,224, with 3,467 puts and 2,757 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index (XLT): up 0.43 to 33.99. Contracts volume 165 with 158 puts and 7 calls.
 Institutional Index: up 5.35 to 432.78. Contracts volume 1,725 with 933 puts and 792 calls.
 Japan Index: up 2.40 to 174.46. Contracts volume 3,771 with 2,225 puts and 1,546 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: up 2.50 to 194.81. Contracts volume 1,340, with 560 puts and 780 calls.
 Biotechnology Index: up 2.11 to 132.71. Contracts volume 52, with 50 puts and 2 calls
 Computer Technology Index: up 0.74 to 114.44. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls
 Oil Index: up 2.48 to 231.84. Contracts volume 65, with 0 puts and 65 calls.
 Equity Options Volume: 48,040 puts and 72,409 calls.
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