Issued Capital/Share Capital


Issued Capital/Share Capital
   Share capital that has actually been issued, or allotted, to shareholders. The opposite of authorized share capital, which is the maximum amount of share capital that a company is allowed to issue by its constitution or charter.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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