Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on February 2

Asian markets extend gains as sentiment improves on outlook

  
An investor is seen at the Dubai International Financial Market, in Dubai, UAE April,16, 2018.

An investor is seen at the Dubai International Financial Market, in Dubai, UAE April,16, 2018.

REUTERS/Satish Kumar

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-Asian markets extend gains as sentiment improves on outlook  

* Oil prices rise as producers commit to output restraint  

* MIDEAST STOCKS-UAE markets lead gains, Saudi Arabia declines  

* PRECIOUS-Silver drops from 8-year peak as stellar rally loses steam  

* Middle East Crude-Benchmarks rise; CPC buys U.S. crude 

EGYPT

* Egypt's GASC seeks wheat in tender for shipment March 15-30 

* Egypt remittances from workers abroad up 11.9% y-o-y in Jan-Nov 2020 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Exchange Says Foreigners Buy A Net 1.91 Bln Riyals Of Stocks In January  

* Clariant chairman to go in compromise deal with SABIC  

* Saudi December M3 Money Supply Up 8.3% Y/Y - SAMA  

* Saudi Venture Capital Firm STV Co-Leading $20 Mln Investment Round In Foodics  

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Biden to keep tariffs on aluminum imports from UAE, reversing Trump  

* Petrofac Issues 300 Mln STG In Commercial Paper Under CCFF 

* Dubai's DAE Prices $300 Mln 1.625% Notes Due 2024 

* UAE utilities firm Utico says in talks to IPO on Dubai bourse 

* Gulf Marine Services Improved Terms For Debt Structure Extended 

* CBUAE Issues New Consumer Protection Regulation 

* DXB Entertainments Receives Bond Certificate Conversion Notice From Meraas 

QATAR

* Qatar plans investor meetings, may issue bonds after - sources 

OMAN

* BP sells 20% stake in Oman gas development to Thailand's PTTEP 

KUWAIT

* KAMCO Investment Renews Agreement To Increase Credit Facility Limit 

* Kuwait Petroleum seeks LNG cargo for February delivery -sources 

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


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