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AMEX STOCKS ZOOM TO RECORD HIGH WITH BIGGEST GAIN OF YEAR

 NEW YORK, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Stock Exchange Market Value Index surged to an all-time closing high of 446.63 after jumping 3.97 during today's session. It was the largest daily increase in the index since April 30, 1992.
 The previous record of 442.66 was set yesterday, August 17. The index has finished at a record high 23 times this year. The Amex Index continues to outperform all other major stock market indices in 1993 (see chart below).
 The Amex Market Value Index is the composite weighted value of equity securities traded on the American Stock Exchange.
 Index 8/18/93 close 1993 change
 Amex Market Value Index 446.63 +11.87 percent
 Dow Jones Industrial Average 3604.86 + 9.20 percent
 NASDAQ Composite Index 734.83 + 8.55 percent
 Standard & Poor's 500 445.89 + 2.34 percent
 NYSE Composite Index 252.87 + 5.27 percent
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 /CONTACT: Tom Mariam, director of American Stock Exchange, 212-306-1637/


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