Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on April 29

Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Monday

  
Investors are seen at the Dubai Financial Market April 27, 2014.

Investors are seen at the Dubai Financial Market April 27, 2014.

REUTERS/Mounir Saidi

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-Asian shares up, sentiment still fragile after U.S. GDP

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Falling oil prices weigh on Gulf stocks

* PRECIOUS-Gold near 1-wk high as soft U.S. inflation data dents dollar

* Oil falls after Trump urges greater OPEC output to replace Iranian oil

* Iran says leaving nuclear treaty one of many options after U.S. sanctions move

* No wind-down for China on stopping its Iran oil buys -Trump officials

* Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles

* Russian 'siege' chokes Syrian camp in shadow of U.S. base

* Arabian Centres to raise up to $836 mln in Saudi's biggest IPO since 2014

* Sudan's military and opposition agree in principle to joint council - sources

SAUDI ARABIA

* SABIC posts 38 pct drop in first quarter profit, expects 2019 not to be as strong as 2018

* Saudi TAQA drilling unit to buy Schlumberger's Middle East rigs

* Saudi money supply increase in March

* Saudi's Red Sea International Board Appoints Tareq Telmesani As CEO

* Saudi Exchange Says Foreigners Buy A Net 92.2 Mln Riyals Of Stocks Last Week

* Saudi Arabia may issue euro-demonimated bonds this year - finance minister

* Saudi airline Flyadeal's decision on Boeing MAX "imminent" - CEO

* Jordan's Arab Bank group first quarter profit rises 5.2 pct - statement

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway moves into Dubai despite property slump

* flydubai's financial outlook for 2018 unchanged despite Boeing groundings - spokeswoman

* Abu Dhabi fund deposits $250 mln in Sudan c.bank - WAM

* UAE's DAMAC Says Unit Signs Partnership Agreement With Rotana Hotel Management Corp

* MEDIA-Gulf Air in talks with Etihad Airways to deepen partnership - Bloomberg

QATAR

* Qatar's Investment Holding Group Q1 Profit Rises

* Qatar's Milaha Q1 Profit Rises

KUWAIT

* Kuwait looks at Iran's threats to block Strait of Hormuz "with concern"

* Current oil prices are fair, Kuwait deputy minister says

(Reporting By Dubai Newsroom) ((Dubai.Newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))

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