U.S. equities continued to sell off on Wednesday, as investors continue to worry about global rising tensions. This comes as Japan announces it will send warships into the Korean Peninsula along U.S. ships. Furthermore, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was in Moscow, Russia to meet with President Putin and other Russian leaders, as Russia-U.S. relations sink to their lowest levels in decades. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.29%, the S&P 500 dropped 0.38%, and the Nasdaq sold off 0.52%, during trading on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Global rising tensions have continued to benefit gold and other safety havens: crude oil dove 0.94%, gold rallied 0.91%, and silver surged 1.05%.

Micro-caps continued to rally for a second day, outperforming larger stocks. Overall, eight of the ten indices saw gains on Wednesday, which was led by the OTCQX Canada Index’s 0.52% performance. On the other hand, the OTCQX U.S. Index was today’s worst performer, with a drop of 1.03%.

OTC Markets 2017-04-12
OTC Markets 2017-04-12

Today’s Top OTC Winners:

  • EV Charging USA, Inc. (OTC Pink: EVUS) +200%: Shares of the electric vehicle charging station company shot up 200% on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. However, there was no news or press that could be found. Overall, the stock saw volume of 353.04 million shares on the day.
  • Bravatek Solutions, Inc. (OTC Pink: BVTK) +180%: The cyber security company saw shares surge 180% on Wednesday, but there was no news or press that could be found. Overall, the stock saw volume of 1.76 billion shares exchange hands on the day.
  • OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. (OTCQB: OWCP) +77.81%: Shares of the Israeli cannabis company soared 77.81% on Wednesday, but the company did not release any news or press today. Overall, the stock saw volume of 10.07 million shares on the day.
  • ExeLED Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: ELED) +33.33%: The LED lighting company jumped 33.33% on Wednesday, for a second day in a row. However, there continues to be a lack of official information from the company. Overall, the stock saw volume of 37.96 million shares on the day.
  • Simlatus Corporation (OTC Pink: SIML) +33.33%: The commercial broadcasting and audio company climbed 33.33% on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. In addition, the stock was featured in one of our early trading articles this morning; read about it here.
  • Oncolytics Biotech, Inc. (OTCQX: ONCYF) +27.12%: Shares of biotechnology company rallied 27.12% today, after the company announced its registration pathway and plan of development for its REOLYSIN compound.
  • GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (OTC Pink: GLFM) +25%: The offshore oil & gas company gained 25% on Wednesday, despite the fact the company filed an 8-K form detailing of being delisted from the NYSE.
  • Titan Medical, Inc. (OTCQX: TITXF) +16.33%: Shares of the robotic medical device company gained 16.33% today, but there was no news or press released. Overall, the stock saw volume of 1.32 million shares on the day.

Today’s Top OTC Losers:

  • Bingo Nation, Inc. (OTC Pink: BLTO) -44.96%: The online gambling and entertainment company dove 44.96% on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, after the company was blacklisted by OTC Markets and placed on the “buyer beware” list. Overall, the stock saw volume of 844,363 shares on the day.
  • Zenosense, Inc. (OTC Pink: ZENO) -40.24%: Shares of the medical device company dropped for a second straight day, after a decline of 40.24% today. The massive sell off comes after the company was recently placed on the “buyer beware” list by OTC Markets. Overall, the stock saw volume of 3.76 million shares on the day.
  • Efuel EFN Corp. (OTC Pink: EFLN) -40%: The holding company declined 40% today, as short sellers have continued to push the stock lower in recent days. Overall, the stock saw volume of 148.26 million shares exchange hands on Wednesday.
  • Dolat Ventures, Inc. (OTC Pink: DOLV) -25.36%: Shares of the real estate company declined 25.36% today, but there was no news or press released by the company. Overall, the stock saw volume of 34.27 million shares on the day.

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