Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on June 16

Asian shares jump, yields rise as Fed readies corp bond buying

  
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 shares jump, yields rise as Fed readies corp bond buying 

* Oil prices drop as rise in coronavirus cases stokes fuel demand fears 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf stocks retreat, tracking oil prices and global equities 

* PRECIOUS-Gold gains after U.S. Fed ramps up support measures 

* U.S. Treasuries saw second month of heavy foreign selling in April 

* Defying Trump, Iran aims to keep offloading gasoline glut to Venezuela 

* France wants talks about 'aggressive' Turkish role in Libya 

* EXCLUSIVE-Israel builds new Jerusalem road that will link settlements as government weighs West Bank annexation 

* Dollars trade at 4300-4500 Lebanese pounds after pledge of market intervention 

* Iraq cuts July Basra crude allocation to Asian buyers, sources say 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Aramco cuts July crude supplies to at least 5 buyers in Asia -sources 

* Islamic Development Bank hires banks for dollar sukuk - document 

* Saudi-led coalition cut from U.N. blacklist of warring parties killing children 

* Saudi Arabia's SAGO buys 1.08 mln T of barley 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE confident that OPEC+ laggards will meet oil cut commitments 

* Sharjah Islamic Bank hires banks for dollar sukuk, document shows

* First Abu Dhabi Bank sells 1.4 bln Chinese yuan in 5-yr Formosa bonds - document

* UAE's Invest Bank reports $601.7 mln accumulated losses at end-2019

* UAE citizens, residents are allowed to travel as of June 23 -WAM

* Abu Dhabi extends movement ban for additional week

QATAR

* Qatar Airways to lay off some pilots, cut wages

* Soccer-Qatar dedicates new stadium to COVID-19 frontline workers

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

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