Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on July 25

UAE bourses tread water ahead of eid holidays; Egypt gains 

  
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 Sunday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock markets hit new highs, Treasury yields up as choppy week ends

* Oil edges up in weekly rebound on forecasts for tight supplies

* PRECIOUS-Gold dips as yields perk up, dollar strengthens

* MIDEAST STOCKS-UAE bourses tread water ahead of eid holidays; Egypt gains 

* U.S. mulls crackdown on Chinese imports of Iranian oil 

* Iran's Khamenei: do not blame people protesting over water crisis 

* Saudi-led coalition destroys drones launched by Yemen's Houthis, state media say

* For the first time, Saudi women stand guard in Mecca during haj 

* Middle East Crude-Benchmarks mixed; IOC buys Upper Zakum

* Syrian air defenses confront an Israeli 'aggression' over Homs -state TV

* Two Turkish soldiers killed in attack in northern Syria 

* Iran opens oil terminal in Gulf of Oman to bypass Strait of Hormuz 

* Qatar emir directs the allocation of $100 mln to support food security in Yemen -agency 

* Trump ally Barrack arrested on foreign lobbying charges -U.S. Justice Department

EGYPT

* Egypt raises domestic fuel prices in quarterly pricing review

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Aramco Facing $50M Cyber Extortion Over Leaked Data - AP

* Saudi Arabia bans citizens from travel to Indonesia -SPA

* Saudi-Owned Motiva Suspends $6.6 Billion Petrochemical Expansion - WSJ 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Rosatom, DP World to join efforts on Arctic container shipments 

* NMC founder sues EY, banks and execs for $8 bln over alleged fraud 

* EXCLUSIVE-India overhauls petroleum reserve policy to boost private interest- sources 

* Mubadala gets preferential status in bid for Renova's assets 

* GlobalFoundries to build New York factory, boost chip output 

KUWAIT

* U.S. top diplomat Blinken to visit India, Kuwait

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain's Batelco Says CBB Grants License To Batelco Financial Services 

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


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