Friday, July 24th, 2015 6.13PM / 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 June 2015.
Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 30 June 2015
Domestic vs. Foreign 2015
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse increased to N203.45 billion (about $1.04 billion) in June 2015, up 39.88% from May 2015. FPI transactions decreased to N69.65 billion, down 12.69% from May 2015 while Domestic transactions increased to N133.80 billion in the same period, representing an upward movement of 103.71%.
Foreign investors conceded about 31.52% of trading to domestic investors as FPI transactions decreased from 54.84% of the total transactions in May to 34.24% in June while domestic transactions increased from 45.16% to 65.76% over the same period.
Foreign portfolio investors’ inflows accounted for 20.97% of total transactions while the outflows accounted for 13.26% of the total transactions in June 2015.
In comparison to the same period in 2014, total FPI transactions decreased by 40.97%, whilst the total domestic transactions increased by 24.45%. FPI inflows outpaced outflows which was consistent with the same period in 2014. Overall, there was a 9.78% decrease in total transactions in comparison to the same period in 2014.