Thursday, November 03, 2016 11.55am/ NSE
On a monthly basis, The Nigerian Stock Exchange polls trading figures from major custodians and market operators on their foreign portfolio investments (FPI).
The table below shows an analysis of transactions on The Exchange at the end of September 2016.
Domestic vs. Foreign 2016
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse decreased by 19.49% from N117.71 billion recorded in August 2016 to N94.77 billion (about $0.31 billion)4 in September 2016.
Also, total transactions from January to September 2016 decreased significantly by 40.59% from N1,560.43 billion recorded within the same period in 2015 to N927.08 billion in 2016.
We observed that both foreign and domestic activities are decreasing, howeverthe foreign activity is decreasing faster. Domestic investors outperformed their foreign counterparts by about 8.00%.
Domestic transactions decreased by 16.98% from N61.65 billion in August 2016 to N51.18 billion in September 2016. FPI transactions decreased by 22.24% from N56.06 billion in August 2016 to N43.59 billion in September 2016.
Monthly foreign inflows outpaced outflows as foreign inflows decreased by 29.65% from N34.70 billion in August to N24.41 billion in September 2016. Foreign outflows also decreased by 10.21% from N21.36 billion to N19.18 billion within the same period.