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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed lower today in heavy trading.
 INDEX: 437.29 down 0.59
 VOLUME: 18.5 million
 ADVANCES: 276
 DECLINES: 294
 UNCHANGED: 215
 AVERAGE PRICE PER SHARE: fell two cents
 THREE MOST ACTIVE AMEX STOCKS TODAY:
 1. Royal Oak Mines down 1/4 to 5 5/8 on 1,443,900 shares.
 2. Energy Service Company, Inc. unchanged at 3 on 1,047,600
 shares.
 3. Echo Bay Mines down 1/2 to 13 5/8 on 681,300 shares.
 EMERGING COMPANY MARKETPLACE:
 VOLUME: 218,500 shares
 The most actively traded ECM stock was Supra Medical, unchanged at 15/16 on 72,200 shares.
 OPTIONS
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 S&P Midcap Index: up 0.45 to 168.74. Contracts volume 720, with 255 puts and 465 calls.
 Mid Leaps Index (MID): up 0.45 to 168.74. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Major Market Index: down 0.12 to 361.67. Contracts volume 1,305 with 549 puts and 756 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index (XLT): down 0.01 to 36.17. Contracts volume 28 with 28 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): down 1.29 to 447.37. Contracts volume 230, with 180 puts and 50 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): down 1.29 to 447.37. Contracts volume 75 with 50 puts and 25 calls.
 Eurotop 100 Index (EUR): up 0.06 to 108.62. Contracts volume 563 with 278 puts and 285 calls.
 Japan Index (JPN): up 0.13 to 206.12. Contracts volume 1,086 with 735 puts and 351 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index (DRG): up 0.50 to 156.82. Contracts volume 257, with 52 puts and 205 calls.
 DRG Leaps Index (DGL): up 0.05 to 15.68. Contracts volume 500, with 0 puts and 500 calls.
 Biotechnology Index (BTK): down 0.16 to 105.70. Contracts volume 38, with 10 puts and 28 calls.
 BTK Leaps Index (BKL): down 0.02 to 10.57. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up 0.15 to 118.11. Contracts volume 10, with 10 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: down 2.01 to 255.23. Contracts volume 77, with 35 puts and 42 calls.
 Equity Options Volume: 35,956 puts and 77,134 calls.
 -0- 8/3/93
 /CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/


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