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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 NEW YORK, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed lower today in very heavy trading.
 INDEX: 436.42 down 0.87
 VOLUME: 22.9 million
 ADVANCES: 243
 DECLINES: 304
 UNCHANGED: 219
 AVERAGE PRICE PER SHARE: fell three cents
 THREE MOST ACTIVE AMEX STOCKS TODAY:
 1. Echo Bay Mines down 3/4 to 12 7/8 on 1,053,900 shares.
 2. Royal Oak Mines down 3/8 to 5 1/4 on 1,016,400 shares.
 3. Intertel Communications up 1 to 9 1/2 on 687,200 shares.
 EMERGING COMPANY MARKETPLACE:
 VOLUME: 127,500 shares
 The most actively traded ECM stock was Supra Medical, unchanged at 15/16 on 21,300 shares.
 OPTIONS
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 S&P Midcap Index: up 0.28 to 169.02. Contracts volume 846, with 675 puts and 189 calls.
 Mid Leaps Index (MID): up 0.28 to 169.02. Contracts volume 0 with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Major Market Index: down 0.97 to 360.70. Contracts volume 2,110 with 876 puts and 1,234 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index (XLT): down 0.10 to 36.07. Contracts volume 100 with 50 puts and 50 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): down 1.12 to 446.26. Contracts volume 40 with 40 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): down 1.12 to 446.26. Contracts volume 0 with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Eurotop 100 Index (EUR): down 0.29 to 108.33. Contracts volume 16 with 0 puts and 16 calls.
 Japan Index (JPN): up 1.42 to 207.54. Contracts volume 1,653 with 1,066 puts and 587 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index (DRG): down 0.75 to 156.07. Contracts volume 340, with 30 puts and 311 calls.
 DRG Leaps Index (DGL): down 0.07 to 15.61. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Biotechnology Index (BTK): down 0.11 to 105.59. Contracts volume 12, with 2 puts and 10 calls.
 BTK Leaps Index (BKL): down 0.01 to 10.56. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up 1.30 to 119.41. Contracts volume 110, with 0 puts and 110 calls.
 Oil Index: down 2.62 to 252.61. Contracts volume 47, with 26 puts and 21 calls.
 Equity Options Volume: 35,918 puts and 100,165 calls.
 -0- 8/4/93
 /CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/


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