Monday, February 2nd, 2015 8.45AM / 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 December 2014.
Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 31 December 2014
Note that in 2013, foreign inflows exceeded outflows by about 4%. In 2014, foreign outflows exceeded inflows by 22%. However, in December 2014, there were more foreign inflows than outflows. Also the outflows in December were significantly smaller than the outflows in the previous months.
Domestic vs. Foreign 2014
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse increased by 41.83% from N181.97 billion recorded in January to N258.08 billion (about $1.54 billion) in December 2014. This represents an increase of 28.53% from N200.8 billion recorded in November.
Total foreign transactions increased by 47.68% from N1,042.04 billion recorded at the end of 2013 to N1,538.92 billion at the end of 2014 while total domestic transactions increased by 12.63% from N1,009.16 billion recorded at the end of 2013 to N1,136.63 recorded at the end of 2014. Domestic transactions rebounded in December
Methodology - The FPI outflow includes sales transactions or liquidation of portfolio investments through the stock market, whilst the FPI inflow includes purchase transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (Equities only).
The January to November 2014 and December 2013 transactions are included for comparison to the December 2014 transactions.
Information on the retail and institutional components of the total domestic transactions in December is based on data obtained from about 97% of Active Dealing Members of The Exchange.
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