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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed mixed today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 0.49 to 376.65. Declines led advances 264 to 226 with 234 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose two cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 14,104,470 shares, up from the 12,555,090 shares traded yesterday. After-hours volume totaled 15,000 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 14,119,470 shares.
 Topping the most active list was Horn & Hardart, up 1/4 to 2-1/4 on 664,100 shares, followed by Elan Corp., unchanged at 30-3/8 on 330,500 shares. The third most active issue, IVAX Corp. was down 5/8 to 29-1/2 on 328,700 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 14,104,470 1992 TO DATE: 2,895,591,755
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 12,555,090 1991 TO DATE: 2,660,570,096
 1990 TO DATE 2,851,770,390
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 15,000
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: No activity reported
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 438.91 Down 0.40
 CAPITAL GOODS 392.80 Up 0.63
 CONSUMER GOODS 774.04 Down 0.66
 SERVICE 962.97 Up 5.37
 RETAIL 1,114.77 Up 0.99
 FINANCIAL 472.62 Down 0.94
 NATURAL RESOURCES 179.26 Up 0.02
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 273.79 Up 0.60
 NEW ENGLAND 560.35 Up 0.88
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 586.24 Up 1.30
 NORTH CENTRAL 773.29 Up 0.48
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,036.67 Up 6.37
 SOUTH CENTRAL 366.84 Up 1.17
 MOUNTAIN 113.17 Down 2.87
 PACIFIC 399.95 Down 0.10
 FOREIGN 196.07 Down 0.03
 Today's cumulative volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 177,200 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Intertel Communications, Inc., up 1/16 to 3/4 on 53,100 shares.
 Trading in options was heavy today with 206,335 contracts changing hands as compared with 165,627 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Major Market Index November 315 series, down 3/8 to 1/2 on 3,057 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index November 310 series, down 3/16 to 5/16 on 3,045 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index November 300 series down 1/16 to 3/16 on 3,030 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Triton Energy November 40 series, up 13/16 to 2-11/16 on 3,313 contracts, followed by the Eurotop November 395 series unchanged at 25-3/8 on 3,010 contracts. The third most active was the Eurotop November 400 series, up 1/4 to 21-1/4 on 3,010 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: down .40 to 145.70. Contracts volume 25,771, with 13,123 puts and 12,648 calls.
 Major Market Index: down .24 to 343.61. Contracts volume 32,648, with 16,096 puts and 16,552 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .03 to 34.36. Contracts volume 135, with 125 puts and 10 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): up .04 to 432.07. Contracts volume 50, with 0 puts and 50 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): up .04 to 432.07. Contracts volume 1,469, with 744 puts and 725 calls.
 EuroTop 100 Indes: down .82 to 415.95. Contracts volume 12,212, with 6,117 puts and 6,095 calls.
 Japan Index: up 1.73 to 173.42. Contracts volume 4,181, with 972 puts and 3,209 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: down .06 to 197.40. Contracts volume 493, with 298 puts and 195 calls.
 Biotechnology Index: down 1.63 to 145.52. Contracts volume 10, with 10 puts and 0 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down 1.69 to 113.75. Contracts volume 71, with 0 puts and 71 calls.
 Oil Index: up .32 to 234.96. Contracts volume 10, with 0 puts and 10 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 132,056
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 74,279
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