Thursday, March 1, 2018 /2:15 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 as at the end of January 2018.
Domestic vs. Foreign 2018
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse decreased by 17.96% from N480.80 billion recorded in December 2017 to N394.44 billion (about $1.29 billion)3 in January 2018. However, in comparison to the same period in 2017, total transactions increased significantly by 313.81% from N95.32 billion recorded in 2017.
Foreign investors conceded about 15.64% of trading to domestic investors. Total foreign transactions decreased by 19.42% from N206.48 billion recorded in December 2017 to N166.39 billion in January 2018. Domestic transactions also decreased by 16.87% from N274.32 billion to N228.05 billion within the same period.
Foreign inflows decreased by 47.10% from N173.43 billion in December 2017 to N91.75 billion in January 2018 while foreign outflows increased by 125.84% from N33.05 billion to N74.64 billion within the same period.