Wednesday, August 03, 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 June 2016.
Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 30 June 2016
Domestic vs. Foreign 2016
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse increased by 49.97% from N103.92 billion recorded in May 2016 to N155.85 billion (about $0.55 billion) in June 2016. However, total transactions for the first half of the year decreased by 43.95% from N1,113.99 billion recorded in 2015 to N624.41 in 2016.
Domestic investors conceded about 2.33% to their foreign counterparts. Domestic transactions increased by 20.11% from N63.34 in May 2016 to N76.08 in June 2016. FPI transactions increased by 96.57% from N40.58 billion in May 2016 to N79.77 billion in 2016.
Monthly foreign inflows slightly outpaced outflows as foreign inflows increased by 102.58% from N20.96 billion in May to N42.46 billion while foreign outflows also increased by 90.11% from N19.62 billion to N37.30bilion within the same period.
In comparison to the same period in 2015, total FPI transactions decreased by 54.29% from N588.99billion to N269.22, whilst the total domestic transactions decreased by 32.34% from N525.00billion to N355.19billion.