Mideast Stock - Factors to watch on May 23

Dubai shares rise, other major Gulf markets subdued

  
Investors walk under a stock index board at the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

Investors walk under a stock index board at the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

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DUBAI - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sunday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stocks close mostly lower with tech; dollar up after factory data

* Oil jumps on weather concerns in Gulf of Mexico

* PRECIOUS-Gold eases as dollar climbs on strong U.S. data, but set for weekly gain 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai shares rise, other major Gulf markets subdued

* Israel and Hamas both claim victory as ceasefire holds

* EXCLUSIVE-In tactical shift, Iran grows new, loyal elite from among Iraqi militias

* As Iran eyes end of oil export sanctions, will former Asia clients buy

* Lebanon's president did not mean to revoke Hariri's mandate, son-in-law says

* Egyptian mediators try to build on Israel-Hamas ceasefire 

* U.S. sanctions Houthi military leaders as peace efforts stall 

EGYPT

* Ship owner says Suez Canal was at fault over Ever Given grounding- lawyer 

* Egypt's GASC seeking wheat in tender for Aug. 8-22 shipment 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi king condemns Israeli 'aggression' in Jerusalem, Gaza Strip 

* Saudi Arabia inflation rate up in April

* BRIEF-Saudi's CMA Disapproves Capital Increase Of JAZADCO For Acquisition of Jazil Investment

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* BRIEF-DP World appoints Abdulla Bin Damithan as CEO - statement 

* Dubai's Emirates NBD sells $750 million in AT1 bonds at 4.25%

* UAE firm Shuaa Capital seeks Middle East venture debt deals

QATAR

* Qatar to try to help stop Israeli "aggression" against Palestinians, emir says 

KUWAIT

* BRIEF-Commercial Bank Of Kuwait Qtrly Profit Falls 

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain restricts access for unvaccinated as COVID-19 cases spike

OMAN

* BRIEF-Ooredoo Oman Appoints Noor Al Suliati As CEO

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom) ((dubai.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))


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