NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), the financial information and technology services company that provides the world's largest electronic marketplace for broker-dealers to trade unlisted stocks, today announced that Aurcana Corp. (TSX.V: AUN;OTCQX: AUNFF), a company engaged in the production of copper, silver and zinc and the exploration of natural resource properties in Mexico and the U.S., is now trading on the OTC market's highest tier, OTCQX®.
Aurcana 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.
"Companies use OTCQX to expand their access to investors, engage them with quality disclosure of their financials, and provide trading transparency to stimulate liquidity," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and Chief Executive Officer of OTC Markets Group. "We are pleased to welcome Aurcana Corp. to OTCQX."
Berenbaum Weinshienk PC will serve as Aurcana's Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements and compliance with U.S. securities laws.
About Aurcana Corp.
Aurcana Corp. (TSX.V: AUN;OTCQX: AUNFF) trades in the United States on OTCQX under the symbol "AUNFF". Aurcana Corporation is a Canadian junior mining company that engages in the production of copper, silver and zinc and the exploration and development of natural resource properties in the Mexico and the Unites States. The company operates its 92% owned La Negra mine in Mexico and Shafter mine in Texas.
About OTC Markets Group Inc.
OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates the world's largest electronic marketplace for broker-dealers to trade unlisted stocks. Our OTC Link™ platform supports an open network of competing broker-dealers that provide investors with the best prices in over 10,000 OTC securities. In 2010, securities on OTC Link traded over $144 billion in dollar volume, making it the third largest U.S. equity trading venue after NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange. We categorize the wide spectrum of OTC-traded companies into three tiers - OTCQX (the quality-controlled marketplace for investor friendly companies), OTCQB® (the U.S. reporting company marketplace for development stage companies), and OTC Pink™ (the speculative trading marketplace) - so investors can identify the level and quality of information companies provide. To learn more about how OTC Markets Group makes the unlisted markets more transparent, informed, and efficient, visit www.otcmarkets.com.