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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

    NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed lower today in heavy trading.
    INDEX: 435.53 down 0.89
    VOLUME: 23.1 million
    ADVANCES: 240
    DECLINES: 306
    UNCHANGED: 224
    AVERAGE PRICE PER SHARE:  fell two cents
    THREE MOST ACTIVE AMEX STOCKS TODAY:
    1. Echo Bay Mines down 3/4 to 12 1/8 on 3,175,600 shares.
    2. Royal Oak Mines down 3/8 to 4 7/8 on 2,851,000 shares.
    3. Pegasus Gold Inc. down 2 3/4 to 23 7/8 on 671,600 shares.
    EMERGING COMPANY MARKETPLACE:
    VOLUME: 261,100 shares
    The most actively traded ECM stock was Supra Medical, up 1/16 at 1 on 51,500 shares.
    OPTIONS
    AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
    S&P Midcap Index: down 0.46 to 168.56.  Contracts volume 566, with 234 puts and 332 calls.
    Mid Leaps Index (MID): down 0.46 to 168.56.  Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts amnd 0 calls.
    Major Market Index: down 0.40 to 360.30.  Contracts volume 2,311, with 1,177 puts and 1,134 calls.
    XMI Leaps Index (XLT): down 0.04 to 36.03.  Contracts volume 1,010 with 1,010 puts and 0 calls.
    Institutional Index (XII): down 0.48 to 445.78.  Contracts volume 460, with 210 puts and 250 calls.
    Institutional Index (PXP): down 0.48 to 445.78.  Contracts volume 0 with 0 puts and 0 calls.
    Eurotop 100 Index (EUR): up 0.35 to 108.68.  Contracts volume 0 with 0 puts and 0 calls.
    Japan Index (JPN): down 0.84 to 206.70.  Contracts volume 9,037 with 5,086 puts and 3,951 calls.
    Pharmaceutical Index (DRG): down 1.94 to 154.13.  Contracts volume 366, with 182 puts and 584 calls.
    DRG Leaps Index (DGL): down 0.20 to 15.41.  Contracts volume 750, with 250 puts and 500 calls.
    Biotechnology Index (BTK): down 0.28 to 105.48.  Contracts volume 14, with 11 puts and 3 calls.
    BTK Leaps Index (BKL): down 0.03 to 10.53.  Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
    Computer Technology Index: up 0.61 to 120.02.  Contracts volume 2, with 2 puts and 0 calls.
    Oil Index: down 2.27 to 250.34.  Contracts volume 104, with 95 puts and 9 calls.
    Equity Options Volume: 53,573 puts and 95,434 calls.
    -0-             08/05/93
    CONTACT:  Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639 CO:  AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE IN:  FIN ST:  NY


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