primary market

Definitions

Banking

  • noun a market where new securities or bonds are issued.

Economics

  • noun a market where companies can raise finance by issuing new shares, or by a flotation

Forex

  • A network of brokers and underwriters that sell newly issued securities directly from the issuer. The primary market includes all initial public stock offerings and represents the traditional method companies use to raise additional capital to expand and modernize their businesses.
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