OTC Markets Group Providing Delayed Level 1+ Quotes to Microsoft Corp.'s Bing Finance App on Windows 8

May 09, 2013, 07:00 ET from OTC Markets Group Inc.

NEW YORK, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected marketplaces, today announced that it is providing its 15-minute delayed Level 1 quotes to the Bing Finance app on Windows 8.  Users of the Bing Finance app will now have convenient access to delayed best bid/best offer and size data on over 10,000 OTCQX®, OTCQB® and OTC Pink® securities.   

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The Bing Finance app is a built-in app that allows people to follow global financial market data and create a "Watchlist" of their favorite stocks directly from the Start screen on Windows 8.  Investors can use the app to track the day's top advancing, declining, and most-active stocks as well as perform specific company and security research.

"We are tremendously pleased to work with Microsoft to bring timely OTC equity data to Windows 8 customers," said Matthew Fuchs, Managing Director of Market Data & Strategy at OTC Markets Group.  "The OTCQX, OTCQB and OTC Pink marketplaces represent a wide variety of equity securities ranging from the ADRs of major international companies like Roche and Adidas to 700 community banks and thousands of high-growth, small cap companies.  The prominence of the Bing Finance app on Windows 8 combined with our high-quality, independent data will provide investors convenient access to thousands of U.S. and global investment opportunities."   

OTC Markets Level 1+ (OTCQX, OTCQB, OTC Pink, OTC Bonds) License provides real-time best bid/best offer quote prices and size data on OTCQX, OTCQB, OTC Pink, OTC Bonds and other securities on OTC Link® ATS, OTC Market Group's SEC registered Alternative Trading System, including real-time trade data from negotiated transactions and information on individual securities.  The OTC Markets Level 1+ (OTCQX, OTCQB, OTC Pink, OTC Bonds) License is part of OTC Markets Group's Real-Time+® Market Data Services that provide investors and market professionals complete actionable prices and a data-set in a wide spectrum of global and U.S. securities. 

About OTC Markets Group Inc. 
OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces for 10,000 U.S. and global securities.  Through our OTC Link® ATS, we directly link a diverse network of broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services for a wide spectrum of securities.  We organize these securities into marketplaces to better inform investors of opportunities and risks – OTCQX®, The Best Marketplace with Qualified Companies; OTCQB®, The Venture Stage Marketplace with U.S. Reporting Companies; and OTC Pink®, The Open Marketplace with Variable Reporting Companies.  Our data-driven platform enables investors to easily trade through the broker of their choice at the best possible price and empowers a broad range of companies to improve the quality and availability of information for their investors.  To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient financial marketplaces, visit www.otcmarkets.com.

OTC Link ATS is operated by OTC Link LLC, member FINRA/SIPC and SEC registered ATS.

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