February 27, 2019/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 December 2018
Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 31 December 2018
All figures are in N’ Billions
Domestic vs. Foreign 2018
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse reduced by 15.93% from N149.72 billion recorded in November 2018 to N125.86 billion (about $488.8 million) in December 2018. The cumulative transactions from January to December reduced by 5.44% from N2.542 trillion recorded in 2017 to N2.404 trillion in 2018.
Domestic investors outperformed foreign investors by 4.54% in December 2018. Total Domestic transactions increased marginally by 0.64% from N65.36 billion in November to N65.78 billion in December 2018.
In contrast, total foreign transactions reduced by 28.78% from N84.36 billion to N60.08 billion driven by a reduction in foreign inflows which reduced by 34.31% from N34.97 billion to N22.97 billion and foreign outflows which reduced by 24.86% from N49.39 billion to N37.11 billion over the same period.