The next OTC Markets holiday is Memorial Day and will be observed on May 27, 2019 which is 4 days from now. See more.

OTC Markets


United States Flag OTC Markets

MIC / Acronym Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
New York,
United States
9:30 AM 4:00 PM

OTC Markets 2019

OTC Markets Table of Contents

OTC Markets by the Numbers

The Over-The-Counter Markets (OTC) is based in New York, United States. Below is a break down of key OTC Markets figures.

The MIC code for the Over-The-Counter Markets is OTCM (operating MIC OTCM).

United States Statistics

Ranked 1st in Gross Domestic Product ($16.72 Trillion)

Ranked 3rd in Population (310.23 Million People)

OTC Markets is the 87th largest exchange out of the 98 stock exchanges we track. The Over-The-Counter Markets's Market Capitalization is $0 as of March 2019.

The population in United States is approximately 310.23 Million people and the country has a GDP of $16.72 Trillion. United States ranks 3rd in terms of population and 162nd in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.

Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 0%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2019 and is updated yearly.

When is the OTC Markets Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Memorial Day May 27, 2019
Independence Day July 3, 2019
Independence Day July 4, 2019
Labor Day September 2, 2019
Thanksgiving Day November 28, 2019
Thanksgiving Day November 29, 2019
Christmas Day December 24, 2019
Christmas Day December 25, 2019

Trading Schedule

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Does the OTC Markets close for lunch?

The OTC Markets does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:30 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 4:00 PM.

OTC Markets Timezone

The OTC Markets uses the America/New_York timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently -04:00. America/New_York does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is Daylight Saving Time in New York.

About the OTC Markets

OTC Markets Currency

The OTC Markets trades shares in US Dollar. The official ISO 4217 currency code for US Dollar is USD. The official currency symbol is "$". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

The table below shows the current currency exchange rates between US Dollar and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on May 22, 2019 .

100 US Dollar Equals:

89.65 £ 78.66 6,967.76 ¥ 691.21 ¥ 11,044.30

Economy and Geography

The OTC Markets (OTC) is located in North America and its headquarters is located in New York, United States. Companies listed on the OTC Markets are primarily United States based companies and trade in US Dollar. Companies outside of United States would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the OTC Markets

In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the OTC Markets directly. Most general information about the OTC Markets can be found on the web at

To contact the OTC Markets, you can use the information below:

  • Phone Number: +1 212-896-4400
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the OTC Markets Bell Countdown see when the stock market opens next. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. You can even turn on/off an opening and closing bell notification sound.

Learn More: Our Reading List

If you would like to learn more about how the OTC Markets works and learn about investing in general we highly recommend the books listed below. These books are an excellent resource for anyone from first-time day-traders to seasoned investors.

The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

Graham's philosophy of "value investing" has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949.

The best book on investing ever written. — Warren Buffet

Buy on Amazon

A Random Walk Down Wall Street

In A Random Walk Down Wall Street you’ll learn the basic terminology of "the Street" and how to navigate it with the help of a user-friendly, long-range investment strategy that really works.

Buy on Amazon

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