NEW YORK, Dec. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial markets, today announced Royal Nickel Corporation (or "RNC") (TSX: RNX; OTCQX: RNKLF), a Canadian mineral resource company, has qualified to trade on the OTCQX® Best Market.
RNC begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol "RNKLF." U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com.
"We are pleased to welcome Royal Nickel Corporation to the OTCQX market," said Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President of Corporate Services at OTC Markets Group. "OTCQX companies are distinguished for their high-quality financial and operating standards and commitment to providing a transparent, shareholder-friendly trading experience for their investors."
"Trading on the OTCQX market will be an important element in RNC's plans to increase marketing in the U.S., targeting a much broader range of investors. We believe 2016 will be a turn-around year for the nickel market, and as a junior mining company with a relatively healthy balance sheet, we look forward to advancing our existing projects and reviewing a number of compelling investment opportunities in the mining space," said Mark Selby, President and CEO of RNC.
Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. serves as RNC's Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing professional guidance on OTCQX requirements.
Royal Nickel Corporation is a multi-asset mineral resource company focused primarily on the acquisition, exploration, evaluation and development of base metal and platinum group metal properties. RNC's principal asset is the Dumont Nickel Project strategically located in the established Abitibi mining camp, in the municipalities of Launay and Trecesson, 25 kilometres northwest of Amos, Quebec. RNC also owns interests in two advanced stage nickel exploration properties: the Aer-Kidd project near Sudbury, Ontario and the West Raglan project in northern Quebec. RNC has a strong management team and Board with over 100 years of mining experience in the nickel business at Inco and Falconbridge. RNC's common shares and warrants trade on the TSX under the symbols RNX and RNX.WT. RNC also trades on the OTCQX market under the symbol RNKLF.
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