|06 May, 2019

Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on May 6

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

An investor uses his mobile phone at the Dubai Financial Market.

An investor uses his mobile phone at the Dubai Financial Market.

REUTERS/Mosab Omar

DUBAI  - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Monday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS- Global shares, oil slump after Trump vows China tariff hike 

* MIDEAST STOCKS- Gulf reverses earlier gains on profit-taking, volumes thin

* PRECIOUS- Gold gains as Trump's tariff threat unnerves global markets

* Oil prices tumble by more than 2 pct after Trump announces new tariffs on Chinese goods 

* Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs

* U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East to deter Iran

* Death tolls rise in surging Israel-Gaza fighting

* Libya's Haftar orders troops to chase and destroy enemy forces -tape

* Sudan's military council says it will present vision for country's transition on Monday 

* Iran slams Israel's 'savage' attack on Gaza, blames 'U.S. support'-report

* Brother of Algeria’s ex-President Bouteflika placed in custody by military judge - state tv 

* Turkey to rule on Istanbul election re-run appeal on Monday -AKP candidate 

* With focus on Hodeidah, Yemen's war rages on elsewhere 

* Iraq oil minister discusses energy cooperation with Qatar 

* Iran using all resources to sell oil in "grey market" - deputy minister

* Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal 

* U.N. races to process rotting Yemeni grain after reaching Hodeidah store

EGYPT

* Egypt's net foreign reserves at $44.218 bln at end-April -c.bank 

* Egypt’s Qalaa Holdings' revenues to exceed 90 billion EGP next year 

* Prime Holding For Financial Investments Q1 Consol Profit Falls 

* Egypt's Heliopolis Updates On Sale Land In Sheraton Area 

* Emaar Misr For Development Q1 Consol Profit Falls 

* Maridive And Oil Services Secures Contract In Mexico 

* Egypt non-oil private-sector activity expands for first time in 8 months -PMI

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia raises June crude prices to Asia and Europe, cuts to U.S. 

* Saudi's Hail Cement Q1 Profit Rises 

* Saudi's Arabian Pipes Posts Q1 Profit

* Saudi's Bahri Board Appoints Mohommed Al Sarhan As Chairman

* Saudi's STC Says STC Sukuk Co Ltd Completes Issuance Of USD Denominated Sukuk 

* Saudi Steel Pipes Posts Q1 Profit

* Saudi's Spimaco Board Appoints Mohammad Al Sultan As Acting CEO 

* Saudi Ground Services Q1 Profit Falls 

* Saudi Ground Services Board Appoints Khaled Al Buanian As Chairman

* Knowledge Economic City Signs Deal To Own Entire Stake In Makarim Al Maarifa For Hospitality

* Saudi private sector growth stable in April, employment subdued - PMI

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Air Arabia first-quarter profit up 16 pct as passenger numbers improve

* Woman with cancer dies in UAE jail after rights groups, UN call for release

* Dubai's DSI Says Cooperation With ESCA, Audit Committee Is Part Of Restructuring

* Dubai's Emaar Properties reports 7.2 pct Q1 profit increase

* UAE's ADNOC raises April Murban crude price to $73.05/bbl

* Dubai airport Q1 passenger traffic falls 2.2 pct to 22.2 mln

* UAE's Noor Bank Q1 Profit Rises

* Dubai Investments Q1 Profit Falls

* Al Ramz Corporation Posts Q1 Loss

* Rak Properties Q1 Profit Falls

* UAE private sector growth picks up at fastest pace since Dec 2017 - PMI

QATAR

* Qatar disowns tourism official's comments on visas for "enemies"

KUWAIT

* Kuwait Foundry Q1 Profit Rises

* Kuwait Business Town Real Estate Q1 Profit Rises

* Kuwait's Independent Petroleum Group Q1 Profit Rises

* Kuwait's Alafco Q2 Profit Falls

* Kuwait's Napesco Q1 Profit Rises

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain's Alba Starts Additional 106 Pots In Line 6

* Batelco Appoints Mikkel Vinter As CEO For Batelco Bahrain

* Bahrain Islamic Bank Posts Q1 Flat Profit

* Khaleeji Commercial Bank Q1 Profit Falls

OMAN

* Omantel Q1 Group Profit Rises

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

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