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over-the-counter marketnoun [S]

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FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a ​market in which ​shares are ​bought and ​sold directly on a ​computersystem rather than through a ​stockmarket: Players in the ​over-the-countermarket can ​negotiate the ​sale or ​purchase of ​customoptions for any ​amount of ​money and any ​time frame.
(Definition of over-the-counter market from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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