Issue

(redirected from join issue)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

Issue

A particular financial asset.

Issue

A set of securities that a company or government offers for sale. That is, when a company sells stocks or bonds to the public (or offers them for private placement) the collection of stocks or bonds is said to be an issue. If the company or government is selling a set for the first time, it is said to be making a new issue. Typically, issues of securities may be bought and sold on the open market.

issue

A particular grouping of an organization's securities. For example, General Motors has a number of different issues of preferred stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

issue

To sell securities in the primary market. For example, in late 1996, Florida Panthers Holdings, Inc., owner of the NHL hockey team, issued 2,700,000 Class A shares of common stock at a price of $10 per share.

Issue.

When a corporation offers a stock or bond for sale, or a government offers a bond, the security is known as an issue, and the company or government is the issuer.

References in periodicals archive ?
Easy-to-back, Seamus Cahill's 5-4 favourite moved swiftly through the gears down the far side to join issue with leader Carlsberg Flash and exerted his superiority up the home-straight to to score by two lengths in 28.
Kerrin McEvoy held Kingscape off the pace in the early stages, but made smooth progress to join issue a furlong out before pushing to the front near the line for a half-length win from Salonga.
Westmead Olivia had problems trying to pass Blackmagic Guy, but having done so rounding the fourth, she quickly moved up to join issue with the leaders.
Starting a well-backed 7-2 chance, the winner was still a bit green, but he recovered from a tardy break to join issue early in the straight, and gradually asserted to beat the more experienced Easterby runner by a neck.
Ordinarily, I do not join issues with uninformed individuals, nor do I comment on articles written in uncouth and downright vile and violent language', begins the matriarch.
But, indefensibly and unacceptably, while the party stays silent, it is the ministers who join issues on political matters with their political adversaries.
Why join issues with Nagar when you have to live in Jaipur?