Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on August 10

Asian shares cautious as Sino-U.S. tensions weigh

  
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-Asian shares cautious as Sino-U.S. tensions weigh 

* Oil prices rise 1% on Saudi Aramco's upbeat demand view, Iraq output cut 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt outperforms Mideast markets; Aramco's Q2 profit slides 

* PRECIOUS-Gold holds steady on virus fears, U.S.-China tensions

* Donors pledge 253 mln euros in emergency aid for Lebanon after blast

* 'Your time is up': Thousands protest against Netanyahu over COVID-19 and alleged corruption

* GCC unites to seek UN extension of Iran arms embargo

* Beirut police fire tear gas as protesters regroup and two ministers quit

EGYPT

* BRIEF-El Sewedy Unit Signs Contract With Congo's Societe Nationale D Electricite To Build Substation

* BRIEF-Egyptian Transport And Commercial Services H1 Consol Profit Falls

* BRIEF-Hassan Allam Properties Raises Stake In Sodic

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia's tourism landmark Al Ula signs agreement with Accor

* CanSino to start Phase III trial of COVID-19 vaccine in Saudi

* Saudi information security firm Elm to acquire Tabadul

* Saudi Aramco's profit plunges, sees signs of oil market recovery

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* BRIEF-Bee'ah Expands Into Saudi Arabia Winning 3 Contracts In Madinah

* BRIEF-UAE's Taqa Says Afif Saif Al Yafei Appointed As CEO Of Transco

* BRIEF-Union Properties Completes Strategic Blue Print For Co, Prepare To Launch Motorcity Hills

QATAR

* BRIEF-Qatar Airways Says Dhiafatina Hotels’ Oryx Doha To Be Managed By Hyatt

* BRIEF-Doha Insurance H1 Profit Falls

KUWAIT

* Kuwait's KIPIC says two workers die in accident at LNG construction site

BAHRAIN

* BRIEF-Bahrain's Bmmi H1 Profit Falls

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

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