|19 August, 2019

Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on August 19

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

Investors look at electronic display boards on the trading floor at the Dubai International Financial Market March. Image for illustrative purposes.

Investors look at electronic display boards on the trading floor at the Dubai International Financial Market March. Image for illustrative purposes.

REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

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 stocks gain as China rates tweak lifts investor mood

* Oil prices climb after Saudi oilfield attack, but recession worries drag

* MIDEAST STOCKS--Saudi stocks pressured by banks, Industries Qatar lifts Doha

* PRECIOUS-Gold prices dip on firmer dollar, equities

* Iranian tanker at centre of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data shows

* OPEC sees bearish oil outlook for rest of 2019, points to 2020 surplus

* Kuwait's Emir has recovered after health setback- state news agency

* Yemeni separatists quit some Aden posts; Houthis attack Saudi oil plant

* Trump says he will likely release Mideast peace plan after Israel elections

* EXCLUSIVE-China-owned oil tanker changes name in apparent effort to evade U.S. sanctions

* Lebanon's Aoun vows to tend to economic, financial reforms

* Israel fires on militants at Gaza border, Palestinians say three killed

EGYPT

* Egypt's El Ebour Co For Real Estate Investment H1 Profit Falls

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Ground Services Board Appoints Fahad Cynndy As CEO

* Al Moammar Information Systems Announces Contract Sign Off With Tawuniya

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE entrepreneurs brew success with specialty coffee shops, but risk market saturation - Zawya News

QATAR

* Gulf International Services Unit GDI Signs JV Agreement With Seadrill

KUWAIT

* Kuwait sovereign fund in portfolio shift on signs of global economic weakness -report

(Reporting by Dubai Newsroom) ((dubai.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;))

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