Friday, January 15, 2016 04.15 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 2015.
Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 30 November 2015
Domestic vs. Foreign 2015
Monthly FPI transactions at the nation’s bourse increased to N72.60 billion (about $0.37 billion) in November 2015 from N54.20 billion (about $0.28 billion) at the end of October 2015; representing an increase of 33.95%.
Domestic Investors conceded about 13.62% of trading to foreign investors compared to the 1.46% they conceded in the previous month as Domestic transactions decreased from 49.27% to 43.19% while FPI transactions increased from 50.73% to 56.81% over the same period.
Foreign portfolio investors’ inflows accounted for 24.94% of total transactions while the outflows accounted for 31.87% of the total transactions in November 2015.
In comparison to the same period in 2014, total FPI transactions decreased by 55.32%, whilst the total domestic transactions increased by 44.09%. FPI outflows outpaced inflows which was consistent with the same period in 2014.
Overall, there was a 36.35% decrease in total transactions in comparison to the same period in 2014.