Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on March 26

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

  
An investor looks at stock information in front of an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market March 21, 2010.

An investor looks at stock information in front of an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market March 21, 2010.

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-Asian shares edge up as U.S. bond yields come off late-2017 lows 

* MIDEAST STOCKS- Egypt hit by sell-off of blue chips, financials lift Qatar

* PRECIOUS-Gold near one-month peak as yields, equities slide 

* O/R -Oil prices mixed on economic slowdown fears, supply hopes 

* Trump recognizes Golan Heights as Israeli, boosting Netanyahu and angering Syria 

* McDonald's to buy Israel's Dynamic Yield 

* Turkish investors dumping low-yield lira deposits drove up dollar - bankers

* Turkish lira rebounds but concern lingers after selloff

* Uber drives Middle East mapping push ahead of IPO -source

* Damascus calls U.S. Golan decision attack on Syrian sovereignty

* Heavy weapons fire rocks Yemen's Hodeidah as U.N. pushes to clinch troop pullout

* Libyan oil workers at El Sharara, other fields demand salary increase

* Middle East Crude-Prices drop; Dubai sets June crude above Oman future

* Turkey plans to import more Iranian gas - IRNA

* Turkish unemployment edged up to 11 percent last year

* Turkey central bank says to use all instruments to maintain price stability

EGYPT

* Egypt's GASC to pay for wheat within 180 days instead of immediately

* Egypt's KIMA Sees FY 2019-2020 Profit Of EGP 296.8 Mln

* Telecom Egypt Reactivates Early Retirement Program

* Egypt Aluminum Changes FY 2019-20 Forecast

* Egypt's central bank seen maintaining key rates

SAUDI ARABIA

* SHUAA Capital Saudi Arabia Launches SHUAA REIT

* Atheeb Telecom Appoints SKFH As Financial Adviser For Capital Reduction

* Saudi's TAPRCO Board Proposes Capital Increase Through Rights Issue

* Saudi beats Russia to top spot among China crude oil suppliers in Feb -customs

* Saudi Arabia's SAGO buys 730,000 tonnes barley in tender

* Saudi's Alrajhi Takaful FY Profit Rises

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain LNG terminal to start commercial operations in May

* Nass Corporation Says Unit Awarded Sub-Contract For Project In Bahrain

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Uber looks to pick up Careem in $3 bln deal - sources

* Abu Dhabi approves $1.5 bln for water scarcity and food security R&D

* RAKBANK To Commence Investor Meetings In Preparation For Bond Issuance

* Dubai Crude for June to be priced at $0.05/bbl above Oman

* UAE's Shuaa Capital, ADFG mandate banks on merger plan - ADFG

* UAE's ADNOC awards onshore exploration block to Indian consortium

* DFM Says Direct Deal Implemented On 155.5 Mln Shares Of Union Properties

KUWAIT

* Kuwait's Senergy Holding Posts Q4 Loss

* Arkan Al Kuwait With Clients Buys Commercial Property In UK

* Kuwait's Privatization Holding Posts Q4 Loss

* Kuwait's Al Aqaria Q4 Profit Falls

QATAR

* Qatar Airways backs Boeing despite MAX crash crisis

* Qatar's Al Meera Shareholders Approve Increasing Foreign Ownership To 49 Pct

* Qatar's QIIB Shareholders Approve Ownership Of Foreign Investors Upto 49 Pct

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


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