When a stock or bond is offered for sale for the first time, it's considered a new issue.
New issues can be the result of an initial public offering (IPO), when a private company goes public, or they can be additional, or secondary, offerings from a company that's already public.
For example, a public company may sell bonds from time to time to raise capital. Each time a new bond is offered, it's considered a new issue.
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