Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on December 5

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

  
Traders react during the opening of the Dubai stock market June 26, 2016. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Traders react during the opening of the Dubai stock market June 26, 2016. Image used for illustrative purpose.

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks inch up on trade outlook but markets remain wary

* Oil steadies after price jump; investors wait on OPEC meetings

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt rises on foreign capital flows as most of Gulf gains

* PRECIOUS-Gold steady as dollar weakens on dour U.S. data

* Pentagon official says there are indications Iranian 'aggression' could occur

* OPEC gearing up for deeper oil cuts, Russia yet to agree

* World Bank urges Gulf countries to prioritise environmental sustainability

* Oil steadies after price jump; investors wait on OPEC meetings

* U.S. warship in Gulf seizes missile parts of suspected Iran origin

* Iran's Rouhani calls for release of innocent, unarmed protesters

EGYPT

* Majid Al Futtaim to expand in Egypt, Saudi in emerging markets push

* ndeavour bid for Centamin will boost mining interest in Egypt - minister

* Egypt's Rameda Q3 Consol Profit Falls

* Egypt to get $1.1 bln from ITFC to fund commodities imports

SAUDI ARABIA

* EXCLUSIVE-Saudi Aramco pursues war cover after attacks -sources

* Saudi Aramco's bookrunners recommend pricing IPO at top end

* Saudi Umm Al Qura, Alinma Investment launch $4.5 bln real estate fund focused on Mecca

* Saudi's CMA Approves Shares Offering Of Sumou Real Estate In Parallel Market

* Saudi's Anaam International Board Proposes Capital Increase By Rights Issue

* Sipchem Signs MoU With Linde To Establish Partnership For Supply Of Industrial Gases

* Saudi auto services firm raises $50 mln to invest in Aramco IPO

* Saudi Aramco IPO institutional tranche 2.95 times oversubscribed

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Etihad Credit Insurance Receives AA- Rating With Stable Outlook From Fitch

* UAE private sector growth falls to 10-year low in November -PMI

* UAE economy to grow by 2.3% in 2019 - c.bank

QATAR

* Qatar's QEWC Says UHP Completes Financial Arrangement For RO Expansion Project

* Qatar's Cabinet Approves 2020 Draft Budget - QNA Agency

OMAN

* Oman Oil Co plans 20%-25% share sale in 2020 - oil minister

* Oman recommends extending oil output cuts to end-2020 -oil minister

KUWAIT

* Kuwait oil minister: $60-$70 is appropriate oil price

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

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