Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on April 12

Asia shares slip into earnings season, U.S. data deluge

  
A woman uses her mobile at Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates September 16, 2019.

A woman uses her mobile at Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates September 16, 2019.

REUTERS/Christopher Pike

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip into earnings season, U.S. data deluge 

* Oil prices climb on favourable outlook for U.S. fuel demand 

* PRECIOUS-Gold prices slip as Treasury yields, dollar firm on upbeat U.S. data 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Most major Gulf markets fall; Dubai gains 

* Iran says Natanz nuclear site hit by terrorism-TV

* Saudi-led coalition intercepts explosive-laden drones launched by Yemen's Houthis - TV 

* IMF warns on rising debt risks in virus-hit Middle East, Central Asia 

* Jordan's king Abdullah and estranged prince Hamza make first joint appearance since rift 

* Israel pledges to work with U.S. on Iran 

EGYPT

* Egypt's hotels, open at half capacity, had 40%-45% occupancy rate in Q1 2021 - official

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi's Almarai Q1 Profit Rises

* Sudan to get $400 mln from Saudi Arabia, UAE for agriculture - SUNA 

* Saudi Arabia's SABIC signs MoU with Saudi Investment Recycling Co

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE selects first Arab woman for astronaut training 

* UAE's flydubai says fleet not affected by possible 737 MAX electrical issue 

* Dubai trade value fell 13.7% in 2020 

* AFT Pharmaceuticals Signs Deals To Distribute Its Hand Sanitiser In UAE, Kuwait, Oman & Kenya 

* Emaar Properties Shareholders Approve Dividend Of 10 Fils/Share 

QATAR

* Qatar National Bank's Q1 net profit falls 7% as provisions climb 

KUWAIT

* Kuwait Airways CEO resigns after less than a year in the job 

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

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