Thursday, March 23, 2017/5:25 PM/ NSE
On a monthly basis, The Nigerian Stock Exchange polls trading figures from major custodians and market operators on their Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) flows.
The table below shows an analysis of transactions on The Exchange at the end of February 2017.
Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 28 February 2017
Domestic vs. Foreign 2017
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse decreased by 22.25% from N95.32 billion recorded in January 2017 to N74.11 billion (about $0.24 billion)4 in February 2017.
Also, the cumulative transactions from January to February decreased by 15.86% from N201.37 billion recorded in 2016 to N169.43 billion in 2017.
In February 2017, domestic investors outperformed foreign investors by 6.78%. Domestic transactions decreased by 22.88% from N51.31 billion recorded in January 2017 to N39.57 billion in February 2017 whilst foreign transactions also decreased by 21.52% from N44.01 billion to N34.54 billion within the same period.
There was a 28.79% decrease in foreign inflows from N22.61 billion in January 2017 to N16.10 billion in February 2017. Foreign outflows also decreased by 13.83% from N21.40 billion in January 2017 to N18.44 billion in February 2017.