Monday, December 31, 2018 09:35AM / 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 as at the end of October 2018.
Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 30 October 2018
All figures are in N’ Billions
Domestic vs. Foreign 2018
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse reduced by 6.72% from N130.20 billion recorded in September 2018 to N121.45 billion (about $396.7 million)4 in October 20185 . The cumulative transactions from January to October increased by 19.35% from N1.783 trillion recorded in 2017 to N2.128 trillion in 2018.
Foreign investors outperformed Domestic investors by 37.46% in October 2018. Total foreign transactions reduced marginally by 1.00% from N84.33 billion in September to N83.48 billion in October 2018. Foreign outflows also reduced by 2.58% from N43.78 billion to N42.66 billion with a corresponding marginal increase in foreign inflows which increased by 0.69% from N40.55 billion to N40.82 billion over the same period. There was a decrease of 17.22% in total domestic transactions from N45.87 billion in September 2018 to N37.97 billion in October 2018.