Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on April 6

Stocks gain on U.S. recovery prospects but dollar pauses for breath

  
An investor is seen at the Dubai International Financial Market, in Dubai, UAE April,16, 2018.

An investor is seen at the Dubai International Financial Market, in Dubai, UAE April,16, 2018.

REUTERS/Satish Kumar

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on U.S. recovery prospects but dollar pauses for breath 

* Oil climbs on weaker dollar, outweighing OPEC+ supply worries 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Abu Dhabi index gains for 7th day, blue-chip losses hit Egypt 

* PRECIOUS-Gold gains as dollar, U.S. Treasury yields lose shine 

* Jordan's Prince Hamza pledges allegiance to king after mediation 

* Israel's president set to announce candidate to form new government 

* U.S. expects 'difficult' Iran talks, sees no quick breakthrough

* Pfizer says working on new COVID-19 vaccine supply deal to Israel 

* Young Palestinians express little faith in first elections they have known

* Iraqi protesters block entrance to Nassiriya oil refinery, cause fuel shortage 

EGYPT

* Egypt to list 2 or 3 state-owned companies in Q3 2021 - minister 

* Egypt expects growth of 2.8% in financial year ending June - minister

* Egypt non-oil private sector shrinks faster in March -PMI 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi cement firm postpones capital reduction plan amid private sector push 

* Saudi company gets Asian Football Confederation broadcast rights - Saudi TV 

* MEDIA-Bechtel among firms chasing billions in unpaid Saudi bills - Bloomberg News

* Saudi SAGO buys 295,000 tonnes of wheat at $271.05/tonne average price 

* Saudi non-oil private sector keeps up steady growth in March - PMI 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* MEDIA-Flydubai seeks India's nod to operate Boeing 737 MAX for flights - Times of India

* US, UAE pledge joint effort to finance decarbonisation 

* Emirates Development Bank to allocate $8 bln for vital companies

* Dubai Islamic Bank plans to sell AT1 Islamic bonds - sources 

* UAE March non-oil private sector growth climbs to 20-month high - PMI

QATAR

* BRIEF-Qatar Airways Cargo Transports Over 1.5 Mln Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine For Qatar

KUWAIT

* Kuwaiti cabinet approves draft bill postponing loan instalments - tweet 

OMAN

* Oman to ban entry of visitors from April 8 - state media 

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

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