Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on August 27

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

  
An investor looks up at electronic display boards at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 21, 2010. Image for illustrative purposes.

An investor looks up at electronic display boards at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 21, 2010. Image for illustrative purposes.

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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-Asia stocks, bond yields climb as trade war fears ebb 

* Oil rises as U.S.-China trade comments calm markets 

* PRECIOUS-Gold steady as markets seek clarity on trade war direction 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi inches up as trade tensions ease, cheaper valuations lift UAE 

* Trump, Iran's president talk of possible meeting to solve nuclear impasse 

* Lebanon's President Aoun likens Israeli drones to 'declaration of war' 

* Iraqi leaders condemn air raids targeting paramilitary groups 

* U.S. to keep up pressure on Sudan as it discusses lifting sanctions -official 

* Saudi-led coalition acts to stabilise south Yemen as allies face off 

* Erdogan says Turkish troops will enter planned Syria safe zone "soon" 

EGYPT

* Egypt's Sawiris eyes mining opportunities at home with new law 

* Remittances from Egyptians working abroad rose to about $3 billion in May 

SAUDI ARABIA

* BRIEF-Makkah Construction And Development Q2 Profit Rises

* Saudi Arabia's SAGO buys 780,000 tonnes of barley in tender 

* BRIEF-Saudi's Nama Chemicals Board Cancels Capital Increase Proposal 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* BRIEF-Arabtec Holding Unit Gets AED 298 Mln Contract By Emaar Misr

* Dubai's GEMS Education says Saudi venture buys Ma'arif

KUWAIT

* Kuwait's ruler holds first public meetings after health issues -KUNA

BAHRAIN

* BRIEF-Taib Bank Intends To Cease Providing All Services Regulated By CBB

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

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