November 6, 2018/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 as at the end of September 2018.
Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 30 September 2018
All figures are in N’ Billions
Domestic vs. Foreign 2018
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse reduced by 2.79% from N133.84 billion recorded in August 2018 to N130.20 billion (about $425.6 million)4 in September 20185 . The cumulative transactions from January to September increased by 21.23% from N1.655 trillion recorded in 2017 to N2.007 trillion in 2018.
Foreign investors outperformed Domestic investors by 29.54% in September 2018. Total foreign transactions increased by 18.82% from N70.97 billion in August to N84.33 billion in September 2018. Foreign outflows increased by 27.60% from N34.31 billion to N43.78 billion whilst foreign inflows increased by 10.58% from N36.66 billion to N40.54 billion over the same period.
There was a significant decrease of 27.03% in total domestic transactions from N62.87 billion in August 2018 to N45.87 billion in September 2018.