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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed higher today in moderate trading.
 INDEX: 458.60 up 2.33 ANOTHER RECORD HIGH
 VOLUME: 16.7 million shares
 ADVANCES: 320
 DECLINES: 228
 UNCHANGED: 244
 AVERAGE PRICE PER SHARE: rose six cents
 THREE MOST ACTIVE AMEX STOCKS TODAY:
 1.Echo Bay Mines down 1/8 to 11 7/8 on 709,600 shares.
 2.SPI Holding Class B up 3/4 to 12 3/8 on 587,700 shares.
 3.Energy Service Co. up 3/16 to 3 on 406,500 shares.
 EMERGING COMPANY MARKETPLACE:
 VOLUME: 168,900 shares
 The most actively traded ECM stock was Top Source, down 1/16 to 2 5/8 on 45,200 shares.
 OPTIONS
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 S&P Midcap Index: up 0.82 to 174.00. Contracts volume 2,883, with 1,443 puts and 1,440 calls.
 MID Leaps Index (MID): up 0.82 to 174.00. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Major Market Index: up 0.48 to 370.50. Contracts volume 5,405, with 2,875 puts and 2,530 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index (XLT): up 0.05 to 37.05. Contracts volume 50 with 50 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): up 1.52 to 459.52. Contracts volume 650, with 650 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): up 1.52 to 459.52. Contracts volume 40 with 40 puts and 0 calls.
 Eurotop 100 Index (EUR): down 0.12 to 113.20. Contracts volume 30 with 0 puts and 30 calls.
 Japan Index (JPN): up 1.27 to 213.10. Contracts volume 1,930 with 282 puts and 1,648 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index (DRG): up 0.05 to 163.88. Contracts volume 425, with 152 puts and 273 calls.
 DRG Leaps Index (DGL): up 0.01 to 16.39. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Biotechnology Index (BTK): up 1.41 to 113.72. Contracts volume 120, with 55 puts and 65 calls.
 BTK Leaps Index (BKL): up 0.14 to 11.37. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up 1.50 to 125.01. Contracts volume 3, with 0 puts and 3 calls.
 Oil Index: unchanged to 265.47. Contracts volume 42, with 28 puts and 14 calls.
 Equity Options Volume: 44,475 puts and 93,534 calls.
 -0- 8/31/93
 /CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/


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