Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on October 6

Asian stocks at 2-week high as Trump returns to White House

  
Investors are seen at the Dubai International Financial Market in Dubai, UAE February 7, 2018. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Investors are seen at the Dubai International Financial Market in Dubai, UAE February 7, 2018. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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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 stocks at 2-week high as Trump returns to White House 

* Oil holds gains after Trump's return to White House 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi outperforms in weak Gulf, while property shares weigh on Dubai 

* PRECIOUS-Gold eases after Trump's discharge, weaker dollar cushions decline 

* Israeli, UAE foreign ministers to meet in Germany on Tuesday 

* Nearly all of Iran on coronavirus red alert as cases, deaths hit records

* A matter of survival': Lebanon's hospitals on the brink as COVID cases surge 

* Yemen's war shifts focus to Marib, thousands of displaced at risk 

* INTERVIEW-Palestinian business leader hopes UAE, Bahrain will press Israel to stop settlements 

EGYPT

* Crackdown on illegal housing leaves some Egyptians struggling to pay fees

* Egypt non-oil private sector returns to growth in September -PMI

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia oil exports at 6.1 mln bpd, says industry source 

* Saudi non-oil private sector back to growth for first time since Feb - PMI 

* Saudi Aramco Will Publish Q3 Results On November 3 

* Saudi former intelligence chief slams Palestinian leadership's criticism of UAE-Israel deal 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Abu Dhabi's ADQ plans to establish, list a digital bank 

* UAE non-oil sector sees weak rebound in September - PMI

* IHC and DAL Group To Invest In $225 Mln Sudanese Agriculture Project 

* UAE resumes granting some work permits, entry permits for domestic workers

KUWAIT

* KFH And Aayan Leasing And Investment Agreed On Settlement Of Debt Owed By Aayan To KFH 

OMAN

* Oman becomes first Gulf state to reinstate ambassador in Syria

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


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