Define: Rights Issue

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Definition: Rights Issue

Quick Summary of Rights Issue

A company gives its existing shareholders the right to buy more shares in proportion to those already held.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Rights Issue. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 22, 2019
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Rights Issue. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: November 22, 2019).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Rights Issue are sourced/syndicated from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.