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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 NEW YORK, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed higher today in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 2.59 to 403.65. Advances led declines 329 to 243 with 206 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose seven cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 16,426,115 shares, up/down from the 19,435,700 shares traded yesterday. There was no after hours activity reported today.
 Topping the most active list was Fruit of the Loom, up 5/8 to 45 on 661,800 shares, followed by Amdahl, down 1/8 to 7-1/2 on 443,200 shares. The third most active issue, Royal Oak Mines unchanged at 1-1/2 on 386,400 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 16,426,115 1993 TO DATE: 163,349,020
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 19,435,700 1992 TO DATE: 214,308,160
 1991 TO DATE 93,065,930
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No activity reported
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: No activity reported
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 496.83 up 1.67
 CAPITAL GOODS 421.81 up 0.78
 CONSUMER GOODS 801.41 up 7.93
 SERVICE 1,149.09 up 13.34
 RETAIL 1,311.77 up 14.02
 FINANCIAL 515.25 up 3.31
 NATURAL RESOURCES 162.31 up 0.07
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 354.91 up 3.26
 NEW ENGLAND 649.38 up 1.65
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 654.46 up 3.95
 NORTH CENTRAL 853.38 up 12.92
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,227.96 up 13.87
 SOUTH CENTRAL 395.78 up 2.80
 MOUNTAIN 127.11 up 2.12
 PACIFIC 442.68 up 3.16
 FOREIGN 176.94 up 0.33
 Today's cumulative volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 464,000 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Audre Recognition Systems, down 1/16 to 4-15/16 on 242,800 shares.
 Trading in options was very heavy today with 373,759 contracts changing hands as compared with 321,614 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Major Market Index Jan 345 series, down 1-7/16 to 1/16 on 3,484 contracts, followed by the Apple Computer Jan 60 series, down 1/8 to 1/16 on 2,825 contracts. The third most active was the United States Surgical Apr 65 series down 1/8 to 3-7/8 on 2,556 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the United States Surgical Jan 70 series, down 11/16 to 1/16 on 8,939 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index Jan 345 series down 1-1/8 to 1/16 on 6,260 contracts. The third most active was the Unisys Corporation Feb 12 1/2 series, up 1/8 to 11/16 on 3,789 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: up .79 to 161.69. Contracts volume 998, with 543 puts and 455 calls.
 Major Market Index: up .40 to 345.01. Contracts volume 17,863, with 6,388 puts and 11,475 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: up .04 to 34.50. Contracts volume 130, with 130 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): up .72 to 444.79. Contracts volume 6,708, with 2,605 puts and 4,103 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): up .72 to 444.79. Contracts volume 2,182, with 782 puts and 1,400 calls.
 EuroTop 100 Index: up 4.64 to 439.68. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: unchanged to 166.95. Contracts volume 1,534, with 412 puts and 1,122 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: up 1.11 to 187.42. Contracts volume 481, with 194 puts and 287 calls.
 Biotechnology Index: down 3.99 to 167.14. Contracts volume 104, with 54 puts and 50 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down 1.64 to 124.22. Contracts volume 51, with 27 puts and 24 calls.
 Oil Index: down .65 to 223.46. Contracts volume 107, with 55 puts and 52 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 279,099
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 94,660
 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE WEEKLY REPORT
 Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed higher this week in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 7.81 for the week to 403.65. The Market Value Index reached its intraday high of 403.65 on Friday and slipped to its intraday low of 395.84 on Monday. The average price per share rose 22 cents this week.
 Regular session stock volume for the week totaled 79,997,365 shares, down from the 83,350,655 shares traded last week.
 Options trading was heavy this week as 1,303,726 contracts changed hands, compared with 1,010,943 contracts traded in last week's abbreviated session.
 THE FIVE MOST ACTIVE STOCKS THIS WEEK WERE:
 Amdahl 4,688,400 7-1/2 Up 1/4
 Fruit of the Loom 3,779,400 45 Down 3-5/8
 Chambers Development A 3,460,400 5 Down 1-7/8
 Interdigital Communications 3,331,400 10-1/4 Up 1
 California Energy 3,101,200 20-3/8 Up 3-5/8
 -0- 1/15/93
 /PRNewswire -- Jan. 15/


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