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OTC Markets Group Provides Real-Time OTC Equity Data to tradeMONSTER(TM)

March 26, 2013

NEW YORK, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — OTC Markets Group (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces, today announced that it is providing real-time Level 1 pricing data on OTCQX®, OTCQB® and OTC Pink® securities to tradeMONSTER(TM), an online trading platform for active stock and option traders.

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“We are pleased tradeMONSTER has become a re-distributor of our real-time Level 1 quotes,” said Matthew Fuchs, Managing Director of Market Data & Strategy at OTC Markets Group. “OTC Market Group’s Level 1+ product will provide tradeMONSTER’s extensive customer base of self-directed investors with convenient, cost-effective access to the data they need to easily analyze, value and trade OTC securities.”

“Having access to real time data in all asset classes is critical for today’s investors,” said Jim Swartwout, President of tradeMONSTER. “For customers of tradeMONSTER, the addition of OTC Markets Group’s Level 1 data provides yet another way to identify opportunities in the OTCQX, OTCQB and OTC Pink marketplaces.”

OTC Markets Group’s Level 1+ product provides real-time best bid/best offer and size data on OTCQX, OTCQB and OTC Pink securities. It also offers real-time trade data from OTC Markets Group’s OTC Link® ATS, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission-registered Alternative Trading System, as well as information on individual securities. The Level 1+ product is part of OTC Markets Group’s Real-Time+® product suite that provides investors and market professionals a complete actionable data-set for the trading of OTCQX, OTCQB and OTC Pink 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.

About tradeMONSTER

Rated “Best for Options Traders,” tradeMONSTER (www.trademonster.com) is setting a new standard of excellence and innovation in the online brokerage industry. tradeMONSTER was the first online broker to deploy a streaming desktop-like trading experience in a web-browser, featuring professional grade tools in a dynamic and customizable interface combined with integrated investor education, transparent commissions and an extremely knowledgeable and dedicated customer service team. Additionally, tradeMONSTER is offering a groundbreaking mobile experience on all major mobile platforms and devices through tradeMONSTER Mobile. tradeMONSTER’s technology team prides itself on constant customer driven innovation and currently has been granted several patents with numerous patents pending for its technology and one-of-kind investment tools embedded on the tradeMONSTER platform. All securities and investments are offered through tradeMONSTER. Member FINRA/SIPC/NFA.

SOURCE OTC Markets Group

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