Friday, May 26, 2017/4:25 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 April 2017.
Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 30 April 2017
Domestic vs. Foreign 2017
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse decreased significantly by 80.74% from N285.05 billion recorded in March 2017 to N54.90 billion (about $0.18 billion)4 in April 2017. Domestic investors outperformed foreign investors by 18.22%. Total domestic transactions decreased by 78.73% from N152.54 billion recorded in March 2017 to N32.45 billion in April 2017. Foreign transactions also decreased by 83.06% from N132.51 billion to N22.45 billion within the same period.
Monthly foreign inflows outpaced outflows as foreign inflows decreased by 38.49% from N23.64 billion in March to N14.54 billion in April 2017. Foreign outflows also decreased by 92.73% from N108.87 billion in March to N7.91 billion in April 2017.
In comparison to the same period in 2016, total FPI transactions from January to April 2017 increased by 56.85% from N148.87 billion to N233.51, whilst the total domestic transactions increased by 27.85% from N215.77 billion to N275.87 billion.