Friday, January 9th, 2015 3.55 PM / 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 November 2014.
Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 30 November 2014
Note the significant increase in FPI transactions from 46.59% in Nov 2013 to 80.92% in November 2014. On the contrary, domestic transactions decreased from 53.41% to 19.08% in the same period.
Domestic vs. Foreign 2014
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse increased by 10.35% from N181.87 billion recorded in January to N200.80 billion (about $1.2 billion) in November 2014. This represents an increase of 14.68% from N175.10 billion recorded in October.
Domestic investors which conceded about 75.08% of trading to foreign investors in October conceded 61.84% in the period under review as Domestic transactions increased from 12.46% to 19.08% while FPI transactions decreased from 87.54% to 80.92% over the same period.
FPI outflows which accounted for 58.02% of total transactions outpaced the inflows which accounted for 22.90% of the total transactions in November 2014.
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 October 2014 and November 2013 transactions are included for comparison to the November 2014 transactions.
Retail vs. Institutional Jan - Nov 2014
Historical Trends – Foreign vs. Domestic
Information on the retail and institutional components of the total domestic transactions in November is based on data obtained from about 95% of Active Dealing Members of The Exchange.
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