May 18, 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 April 2018.
Table 1: Analysis of Transactions for the Period Ended 30 April 2018
Domestic vs. Foreign 2018
Total transactions at the nation’s bourse decreased by 22.11% from N272.48 billion recorded in March 2018 to N212.23 billion (about $0.70 billion)4 in April 2018. The cumulative transactions from January to April increased by 114.22% from N509.38 billion recorded in 2017 to N1.091 trillion in 2018.
Foreign investors outperformed domestic investors by 15.48% in April 2018. Total domestic transactions reduced by 36.05% from N140.27 billion in March to N89.70 billion in April 2018. Foreign transactions also reduced by 7.32% from N132.21 billion to N122.53 billion within the same period.
There was a 7.79% decrease in foreign inflows from N69.71 billion in March 2018 to N64.28 billion in April 2018. Foreign outflows also reduced by 6.8% from N62.50 billion to N58.25 billion within the same period.