NSE Says Total Transaction on the Domestic Bourse for H1’17 Increased 49.78% to N935.26 billion

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July 26, 2017/NSE

On a monthly basis, The Nigerian Stock Exchange polls trading figures from major custodians and market operators on their Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) flows.

The table below shows an analysis of transactions on The Exchange at the end of June 2017.

Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 30 June 2017

Domestic vs. Foreign 2017
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse increased by 7.13% from N205.61billion recorded in May 2017 to N220.27billion (about $0.72 billion) 4 in June 2017. Also, total transactions for the first half of the year increased by 49.78% from N624.41 billion recorded in 2016 to N935.26 billion in 2017.

Domestic investors outperformed foreign investors by 7.82%. Total domestic transactions increased by 7.53% from N110.42 billion recorded in May 2017 to N118.74 billion in June 2017. Foreign transactions also increased by 6.66% from N95.19 billion to N101.53 billion within the same period.

Monthly foreign inflows outpaced outflows. However, foreign inflows decreased by 10.95% from N73.15 billion in May 2017 to N65.93 billion in June 2017 while foreign outflows increased by 38.09% from N22.04 billion in May 2017 to N35.60 billion in June 2017.

In comparison to the first half of 2016, total FPI transactions increased by 59.81% from N269.22 billion to N430.23, whilst the total domestic transactions increased by 42.19% from N505.03 billion to N355.19 billion.