The market in shares not listed on the Stock Exchange.
Over the Counter, the term used to describe the trading of futures and options outside a regulated stock exchange. Trade is directly between buyers and sellers and there is no standardization of strikes or expirations.
(OTC) Market where traders are connected through computer networks and telephones and conduct trading through these mechanisms rather than on the floor of an exchange. Rules for OTC trading are written and enforced by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) in the U.S.
Principal market for bonds and some stocks that are not traded on a recognized exchange. Normally brokers and dealers trade directly with each other by phone or electronically. Also known as an Unlisted Market.
Where stocks and bonds are traded over the phone or through computer networking. These stocks are not listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.
OTC means any transaction that is not subject to passing through an exchange. All forex transactions are OTC as there is no single exchange responsible for over-seeing it.
Refers to trading that is not done over a formal exchange. Traditional forex is traded over the counter, meaning traders entered into forex transactions with one another over telephones or electronic devices. Counter refers to counterparty, in that with forex one trades with a counterparty instead of through an exchange. In online forex trading, the counterparty is the market maker.
A security that is traded via a telephone and computer network rather than on the floor of an organized exchange.
Describes a stock that does not meet the requirements to be listed on a registered exchange. Buyers and sellers (or their brokers) must negotiate with each other directly to make a deal.
Where securities are traded over the phone or through networking rather than through a recognised exchange.
Any transaction that is not conducted over a centralized exchange.
Is the marketplace where securities are not listed on an exchange. Many derivatives, fixed income securities, and very small capitalization stocks belong in this group. Another notable difference between Over the Counter instruments and listed securities is that OTC instruments tend to be customized whereas listed instruments are standardized.
The buying and selling of securities that are not listed on an organized exchange. Trading is handled by dealers through negotiation rather than through the use of a stock exchange's auction system.... read full article
The market for securities issued by companies usually not listed on any stock exchange. Over the counter (OTC) trading is the principal market for U.S. government and municipal bonds.
Weather derivative contracts that are not traded through an exchange are referred to as Over the Counter. These derivatives are more likely to be bespoke rather than standardised.
A market for securities that are not listed on an exchange. Security orders are transacted via telephone and a computer network that connect dealers. As opposed to the NYSE, which is an auction market, the OTC is a negotiated market. OTC dealers may either act either as principals or as agents for customers. The OTC market is regulated by the NASD. OTC stock prices are listed daily in newspapers, with the National Market System stocks listed separately from the rest of the OTC market. The OTC market is a main market for bonds. See: Agency; Auction Market; Dealer; NASD; NASDAQ; National Market System; New York Stock Exchange
Securities trading which takes place outside the normal exchanges.
A market conducted directly between dealers and principals via a telephone and computer network rather than a regulated exchange trading floor. These markets have not been very popular because of the risks both the parties face in case the other party fails to honour the contract. They were never part of the Stock Exchange since they were seen as "unofficial".
Used to describe any transaction that is not conducted over an exchange.
When trading takes place directly between two parties, rather than on an exchange.
Geographically decentralized market in which securities transactions are conducted through a telephone and computer network regulated by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD).
A securities that are traded through a telephone and computer network.
A market for buying and selling stock between broker-dealers over the telephone rather than by going through a stock exchange.
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Figurative term for the means of trading securities that are not listed on an organized stock exchange such as the New York Stock Exchange, as in OTC margin bonds. Over-the-counter trading is done by broker-dealers who communicate by telephone and computer networks.
stocks that trade OTC are also called bulletin board stocks or pink sheets. They are registered with SEC but are not listed on an Exchange or Nasdaq. Nasdaq provides information of OTC securities but does not execute their trades.
This is the market for securities not listed on one of the exchanges.
A security that is not listed or trader on a major exchange, usually due to an inability to meet listing requirements.
Not traded on an exchange.
Used to depict any transaction that is not accomplished over an exchange.
Private trading transactions directly between two parties, not intermediated by an exchange, with details of the transaction not public either.