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English definition of “new issue”

new issue

noun [C]     STOCK MARKET, FINANCE
an occasion when a particular number of shares become available for the first time: Investment firms take the risk of a new issue by buying the shares for resale to the public. The troubled state of the new issue market led the shares to be priced at 260p.
an occasion when a company makes more shares available
(Definition of new issue noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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