Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on February 9

Stocks, oil rise in Asia after U.S. records

  
A trader talks on the phone during the opening of the Dubai stock market June 26, 2016. Image for illustrative purpose

A trader talks on the phone during the opening of the Dubai stock market June 26, 2016. Image for illustrative purpose

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-Stocks, oil rise in Asia after U.S. records 

* Oil climbs to 13-mth highs, as supply cuts, demand optimism support 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil lifts Saudi shares; other Gulf indexes fall 

* PRECIOUS-Gold gains as dollar extends slide, stimulus hopes firm 

* U.S. intends to keep up pressure on leadership of Yemen's Houthis 

* U.S. may weigh baby steps to revive Iran nuclear deal 

* U.N. envoy, Iran's Zarif discuss how to end war in Yemen 

EGYPT

* Egypt gets $3.75 billion in three-tranche bond sale 

* KASH Asset Management Sells 18.4 Mln Shares In Prime Holding 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia announces new judicial reforms in a move towards codified law 

* Saudi's CMA Approves MEDGULF's Request To Reduce Capital 

* Al Yamamah Steel Industries Posts Q1 Profit 

* Saudi's CMA Approves Tabuk Agricultural Development's Request To Increase Capital 

* Saudi's CMA Approves NCB's Capital Increase For Merger With Samba 

* Saudi's Hail Cement Board Proposes 0.5 Riyal/Share FY Dividend 

* Banque Saudi Fransi FY Profit Falls 

* Saudi-led coalition intercepts armed Houthi drone - Saudi state TV 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Mubadala plans international bond sale - sources 

* Travelex Announces Proposal To Issue Additional New Money Notes 

* UAE's top bank to debut in euro market amid Gulf bonds deluge 

* ADNOC pipeline investors Galaxy hire banks for dual-tranche dollar bonds 

* DP World expects to report 'relatively stable' 2020 performance 

QATAR

* Qatar Cinema FY Profit Falls 

* Qatar's QP signs deal for mega LNG expansion 

* Industries Qatar FY Profit Falls 

* Doha Bank FY Profit Falls 

KUWAIT

* Kuwait's Salhia Real Estate Q4 Profit Falls 

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain's preliminary estimates of 2020 fiscal deficit up $2.17 billion from approved budget -ministry 

* Bahrain's Esterad Investment FY Profit Falls

OMAN

* Oman signs exploration, production sharing agreement with Majan Energy to develop Block 71 

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


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