Tuesday, September 06, 2016 3.55pm/ 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 July 2016.
Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 31 July 2016
Domestic vs. Foreign 2016
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse decreased by 42.13% from N155.85 billion recorded in June 2016 to N90.19 billion (about $0.29 billion) 4 in July 2016. Also, total transactions from January to July 2016 decreased by 44.38% from N1,284.82 billion recorded within the same period in 2015 to N714.60 billion in 2016.
Domestic investors slightly outperformed their foreign counterparts by about 1.8%. Domestic transactions decreased by 39.66% from N76.08 billion in June 2016 to N45.91 billion in July 2016. FPI transactions decreased by 44.48% from N79.76 billion in June 2016 to N44.28 billion in July 2016.
Monthly foreign inflows slightly outpaced outflows as foreign inflows decreased by 44.82% from N42.46 billion in June to N23.43 billion in July 2016. Foreign outflows also decreased by 44.10% from N37.30 billion to N20.85bilion within the same period.
In comparison to the same period in 2015, total FPI transactions decreased by 54.99% from N696.46billion to N313.49, whilst the total domestic transactions decreased by 31.83% from N588.36billion to N401.10billion.