Meaning of “over-the-counter market” in the English Dictionary


"over-the-counter market" in Business English

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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 computer system rather than through a stock market:

Players in the over-the-counter market can negotiate the sale or purchase of custom options for any amount of money and any time frame.

(Definition of “over-the-counter market” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)