Wednesday, July 13, 2016 9.45AM/ 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 April 2016.
Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 30 April 2016
Domestic vs. Foreign 2016
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse decreased by 30.47% from N96.31 billion recorded in March 2016 to N66.96 (about $0.34 billion) in April 2016. In comparison to the same period in 2015, total transactions decreased by 67.63% from the N206.86 recorded in April 2015.
Domestic investors outperformed foreign investors by 15.54% as total FPI transactions decreased by 17.89% from N34.44 billion in March to N28.28 billion in April 2016.
Monthly foreign inflows slightly outpaced outflows which was consistent with the same period in 2015. Foreign outflows decreased by 27.73% from N19.04 billion in March 2016 to N13.76 billion while foreign inflows decreased by 5.71% from N15.40 billion in March 2016 to N14.52 billion in April 2016.