NEW YORK, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 11,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced the second quarter 2021 performance and quarterly rebalancing of the OTCQX® and OTCQB® indexes, including the OTCQX Canada Index and the OTCQX Dividend Index.
The OTCQX Composite Index (.OTCQX), a benchmark for the overall OTCQX Best Market, was up 3.9% in the second quarter. Ninety-two new companies were added to the index, including: AirBoss of America Corp. (OTCQX: ABSSF); Blackrock Silver Corp. (OTCQX: BKRRF); Belo Sun Mining Corp. (OTCQX: BSXGF); Caldwell Partners International Inc. (OTCQX: CWLPF); Graphite One Inc. (OTCQX: GPHOF) and Osprey Bitcoin Trust (OTCQX: OBTC). Forty-two were removed from the index, including Virginia National Bankshares (VABK), Largo Resources Ltd. (LGO), and Stabilis Solutions Inc. (SLNG) which graduated to NASDAQ in April. In May, New Pacific Metals Corp. (NEWP) graduated to NYSE MKT, Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. (NMG) graduated to NYSE, and Tuesday Morning Corp (TUEM) graduated to NASDAQ. Hut 8 Mining Corp (HUT) and Better Choice Company Inc. (BTTR) graduated to NASDAQ in June.
The OTCQX Billion+ Index (.OTCQXBIL), which tracks the performance of $1 billion-plus market cap OTCQX companies, was up 6.7% for the