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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed up today in active trading.
 INDEX: 463.36 up 1.68 -- THE AMEX' 36th RECORD HIGH THIS YEAR
 VOLUME: 21.3 million
 ADVANCES: 315
 DECLINES: 247
 UNCHANGED: 223
 AVERAGE PRICE PER SHARE: rose five cents
 THREE MOST ACTIVE AMEX STOCKS TODAY:
 1. Hillhaven Corporation closed up 1/8 to 3-7/8 on 1,397,600 shares.
 2. Energy Service Company closed unchanged at 3-5/8 on 1,045,500 shares.
 3. Echo Bay Mines closed up 1/2 to 10-7/8 on 886,000 shares.
 EMERGING COMPANY MARKETPLACE:
 VOLUME: 112,700 shares
 The most actively traded ECM stock was Measurement Specialities, closing unchanged at 5-1/4 on 54,900 shares.
 OPTIONS
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 S&P Midcap Index: down 0.09 to 175.03. Contracts volume 605 with 465 puts and 140 calls.
 MID Leaps Index (MID): down 0.09 to 175.03. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Major Market Index: up 0.68 to 362.72. Contracts volume 6,200, with 2,375 puts and 3,825 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index (XLT): up 0.07 to 36.27. Contracts volume 5 with 5 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): down 0.43 to 456.46. Contracts volume 205, with 145 puts and 60 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): down 0.43 to 456.46. Contracts volume 75 with 75 puts and 0 calls.
 Eurotop 100 Index (EUR): up 0.69 to 113.22. Contracts volume 0 with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index (JPN): up 1.79 to 207.84. Contracts volume 1,175 with 674 puts and 501 calls.
 Morgan Stanley Cyclical Index (CYC): up 0.28 to 284.12. Contracts volume 50 with 50 puts and 0 calls.
 Morgan Stanley Consumer Index (CMR): up 0.66 to 188.38. Contracts volume 41 with 20 puts and 21 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index (DRG): down 1.15 to 162.84. Contracts volume 321 with 90 puts and 231 calls.
 DRG Leaps Index (DGL): down 0.12 to 16.28. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Biotechnology Index (BTK): up 2.04 to 115.70. Contracts volume 361, with 240 puts and 121 calls.
 BTK Leaps Index (BKL): up 0.20 to 11.57. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up 0.09 to 125.37. Contracts volume 310, with 40 puts and 270 calls.
 Oil Index: down 1.11 to 268.92. Contracts volume 196, with 86 puts and 110 calls.
 Equity Options Volume: 48,194 puts and 128,856 calls.
 -0- 10/6/93
 /CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/


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