Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on August 9

Asia stocks slip as gold slides, oil takes a spill

  
An investor walks through the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

An investor walks through the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

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-Asia stocks slip as gold slides, oil takes a spill  

* Oil slumps on China travel curbs, strong U.S. dollar  

* PRECIOUS-Gold tumbles as robust jobs data bolsters bets of early Fed tapering 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf bourses gain, Saudi Aramco's Q2 profit surges 

* Algeria plans to sell stakes in state banks, firms  

EGYPT

* Egypt's Sisi extends tenures of chairmen of Suez Canal, financial regulator  

* Alexandria National Company For Financial Investment Posts H1 Loss 

* Egypt's Medinet Nasr H1 Consol Profit Falls 

* Real Estate Egyptian Consortium H1 Profit Rises 

* EIPICO Says H1 Total Sales Exceeds EGP 1.540 Bln 

* Egypt's TMG Holding H1 Consol Profit Rises 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi's CMA Approves Public Offering Of Watani Saudi Equity Fund 

* Amlak International For Real Estate Finance Qtrly Profit Rises  

* Saudi Privatisation Aims To Generate Blns of Riyals From Asset Sale, PPP By 2025 

* Saudi Aramco Q2 profit soars on higher prices, demand recovery 

* Saudi Ground Services Appoints Raed H. Al-Idrissi As CEO 

* Saudi Electricity Posts Quarterly Profit

* Dr. Sulaiman Alhabib Board Proposes Q2 Cash Dividend Of 0.70 Riyal/Share

* Dr. Sulaiman Alhabib Quarterly Profit Rises

* Leejam Sports Posts Quarterly Profit 

* Leejam Sports Board Proposes H1 Cash Dividend Of 0.45 Riyal Per Share

* Lazurde Company For Jewelry Posts Quarterly Profit

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Arkan Building Materials Q2 Loss Widens 

* UAE's Gulf Medical Projects Q2 Profit Rises 

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain's Trafco Group Q2 Profit Falls 

QATAR

* Qatar Insurance Posts H1 Profit 

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


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