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 June 2018.
Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 30 June 2018
All figures are in N’ Billions
Domestic vs. Foreign 2018
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse reduced by 41% from N318.27 billion recorded in May 2018 to N187.78billion (about $614.1 million)4 in June 20185 . The cumulative transactions from January to June increased by 70.78% from N935.26 billion recorded in 2017 to N1.597 trillion in 2018.
Foreign investors outperformed domestic investors by 9.07% in June 2018. Total domestic transactions reduced by 31.87% from N125.32 billion in May to N85.37 billion in June 2018. Foreign transactions also reduced by 46.92% from N192.95 billion to N102.41 billion within the same period.
There was a 22.71% decrease in foreign inflows from N62.06 billion in May 2018 to N47.96 billion in June 2018. However, there was also a significant reduction in foreign outflows which reduced by 58.40% from N130.89 billion to N54.45 billion within the same period.