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.


Synonyms For Rights Issue

rights, legal question, question of human, question of rights, law issue

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Rights Issue. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. April 09, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Rights Issue. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: April 09, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Rights Issue. Retrieved April 09, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Rights Issue are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

This glossary post was last updated: 6th January, 2020