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How can Blockchain powered platforms help Over the Counter trading?

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Trading ‘over the counter’ (OTC) means buying and selling assets through a decentralised network without using a central exchange. The opposite of OTC trading is ‘exchange trading’ which takes place via a centralised exchange. Interestingly, many ‘penny shares’ (companies which have a smaller capitalisation) trade OTC as there is often a lack of demand and liquidity to trade these shares on traditional exchanges. 

Debt securities and derivatives, where large sizes can be traded, are usually traded OTC. Indeed, the OTC derivative market...