Amerigo Resources Ltd. Joins OTCQX

Jun 22, 2010, 07:00 ET from Pink OTC Markets Inc.

NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pink OTC Markets Inc. (OTCQX: PINK), the financial information and technology services company that operates the leading electronic quotation and trading system in the U.S. OTC securities market, today announced that Amerigo Resources Ltd. (OTCQX: ARREF, TSX: ARG), a Canadian copper and molybdenum producer, is now trading on OTCQX.

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Amerigo Resources began trading today on the OTC market's prestigious tier, OTCQX International. Investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcqx.com and www.otcmarkets.com.

"We are pleased to welcome Amerigo Resources to OTCQX," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and CEO of Pink OTC Markets. "Companies that list on OTCQX, like Amerigo Resources, demonstrate their commitment to providing superior information to investors and maintaining the highest quality standards."

Dorsey & Whitney LLP will serve as Amerigo Resources' Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on listing requirements.

About Amerigo Resources Ltd.

Amerigo Resources Ltd. (OTCQX: ARREF, TSX: ARG) a long-term copper and molybdenum producer. Amerigo produces copper and molybdenum from fresh and old tailings generated by El Teniente, the world's largest underground copper mine. El Teniente is owned by Codelco, the largest copper company in the world, which is owned by the country of Chile.

About OTCQX

The OTCQX Marketplace is the premier tier of the U.S. OTC market. Investor-focused companies use the quality controlled OTCQX listing platform to offer investors transparent trading, superior information, and easy access through their regulated U.S. broker-dealers. The innovative OTCQX platform offers companies and their shareholders a level of marketplace services formerly available only on a U.S. stock exchange. For more information and to view a full list of OTCQX-listed companies, visit www.otcqx.com.

About Pink OTC Markets Inc.

Pink OTC Markets Inc. (OTCQX: PINK) operates the leading electronic interdealer quotation and trading system and facilitates trading in over 9,000 securities not listed on a U.S. stock exchange. Pink OTC Markets segments these securities into three tiers: the quality-controlled OTCQX marketplace, the U.S. registered and reporting OTCQB marketplace, and the speculative trading Pink Sheets marketplace. These three tiers constitute the third largest U.S. liquidity pool for trading public company shares, after The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc. and The New York Stock Exchange. Our products and services promote market transparency, improve price discovery, facilitate regulatory compliance, and increase the quality of issuer disclosure, to the benefit of all OTC market participants. To learn more about how Pink OTC Markets' products and services make OTC markets more transparent, informed, and efficient, please visit our websites at www.otcmarkets.com, www.pinkotc.com and www.otcqx.com or contact us at info@pinkotc.com.

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