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|12 February, 2019

Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on February 12

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

Investors watch a monitor at Dubai Financial Market April 27, 2014. Image for illustrative purposes.

Investors watch a monitor at Dubai Financial Market April 27, 2014. Image for illustrative purposes.

REUTERS/Mounir Saidi

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks edge up, US futures rise on hope for no US govt shutdown 

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* MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil prices weigh on most Gulf markets; Dubai, Qatar lead losses 

* PRECIOUS- Gold inches down as trade worries boost dollar 

* Oil prices rise on OPEC output cuts, as U.S. sanctions bite 

* Middle East Crude-Benchmarks gain on OPEC cuts, U.S. sanctions 

* Trump objects to measure ending U.S. support for Saudis in Yemen war 

* INSIGHT-Qatar revamps investment strategy after Kushner building bailout 

* Militant Iran taunts U.S. on revolution's 40th birthday 

* Russia, Turkey agree on decisive action in Syria's Idlib - RIA

* China-backed AIIB to maintain prudent approach to financing -president 

EGYPT

* Egypt to see gas boost from BP fields, Zohr as Cairo returns to export market 

* Egypt sells $1.014 billion in one-year dollar T-bills 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi's SAMA Launches Regulatory Sandbox For Financial Institutions And Fintechs 

* Saudi's Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair Q3 Profit Falls 

* OPEC, Russia draft cooperation charter offers no formal body -document 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Oil market to reach balance in Q1 -UAE energy minister

* UK approaches Gulf countries on post-Brexit trade pact - UAE minister 

* Abu Dhabi's ADNOC seeks to expand downstream investment in Asia

* Franklin Templeton, Actera eyeing Abraaj's Turkey funds -sources 

QATAR

* Industries Qatar reports annual net profit jumps 52 pct -statement 

* Vodafone Qatar posts first-ever annual profit

KUWAIT

* Kuwait's Ajial Real Estate Entertainment Q4 Loss Widens 

* Kuwait's United Projects For Aviation Services Q4 Profit Falls

BAHRAIN

* Bahraini footballer arrives in Australia after release from Thailand - TV

OMAN

* Shell Oman Receives Letter Of Intent To Supply Aviation Fuel To Oman Air 

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

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