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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed up today in moderate trading.
 INDEX: 464.70, up 0.75. New all-time closing high and 38th new
 index record this year.
 VOLUME: 17.3 million shares
 ADVANCES: 287
 DECLINES: 286
 UNCHANGED: 207
 AVERAGE PRICE PER SHARE: rose two cents
 THREE MOST ACTIVE AMEX STOCKS TODAY:
 1. Echo Bay Mines, up 1/8 to 11 1/4 on 589,600 shares.
 2. ALC Communications, up 1 3/8 to 28 5/8 on 513,100 shares.
 3. Amdahl, down 7/8 to 5 on 485,300 shares.
 EMERGING COMPANY MARKETPLACE:
 VOLUME: 188,400 shares
 The most actively traded ECM stock was Supra Medical, down 1/16 to 9/16 on 78,500 shares.
 OPTIONS
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 S&P Midcap Index: down 0.20 to 174.01. Contracts volume 376 with 376 puts and 0 calls.
 MID Leaps Index (MID): down 0.20 to 174.01. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Major Market Index: up 0.28 to 361.87. Contracts volume 4,670, with 2,161 puts and 2,509 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index (XLT): up 0.03 to 36.19. Contracts volume 560 with 560 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): up 1.14 to 456.44. Contracts volume 590, with 500 puts and 90 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): up 1.14 to 456.44. Contracts volume 725 with 150 puts and 575 calls.
 Eurotop 100 Index (EUR): up 0.29 to 113.35. Contracts volume 0 with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index (JPN): up 1.18 to 206.78. Contracts volume 1,325 with 53 puts and 1272 calls.
 Morgan Stanley Cyclical Index (CYC): up 0.50 to 283.39. Contracts volume 225 with 20 puts and 205 calls.
 Morgan Stanley Consumer Index (CMR): up 0.23 to 188.52. Contracts volume 190 with 170 puts and 20 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index (DRG): up 0.36 to 163.90. Contracts volume 220 with 117 puts and 103 calls.
 DRG Leaps Index (DGL): up 0.04 to 16.39. Contracts volume 1, with 0 puts and 1 calls.
 Biotechnology Index (BTK): up 0.26 to 119.00. Contracts volume 355, with 75 puts and 280 calls.
 BTK Leaps Index (BKL): up 0.03 to 11.90. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up 1.38 to 126.10. Contracts volume 30, with 0 puts and 30 calls.
 Oil Index: up 0.15 to 268.49. Contracts volume 364, with 218 puts and 146 calls.
 Equity Options Volume: 57,661 puts and 121,448 calls.
 -0- 10/8/93
 /CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/


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