Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 16

Asian stocks cheer upbeat data but temper appetite ahead of Fed

  
Investors walk under a stock index board at the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

Investors walk under a stock index board at the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks cheer upbeat data but temper appetite ahead of Fed 

* Oil gains as hurricane shuts U.S. output, stockpiles fall 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi outperforms Gulf bourses, Egypt extends losses 

* PRECIOUS-Gold steady as markets eye outcome of U.S. Fed meet 

* UAE official says Israel accord should dispel doubts over F-35 sale 

* West urges S.Arabia to release women activists, prosecute Khashoggi killers

* After UAE and Bahrain deals, is Saudi Arabia softening its stance on Israel 

EGYPT

* Egypt’s GASC seeking wheat for Nov. 10-20 shipment 

SAUDI ARABIA

* EXCLUSIVE-Saudi Arabia's STC asks banks to pitch for subsidiary IPO -sources 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Israel's Leumi signs deals with First Abu Dhabi Bank, Emirates NBD 

* Soccer-Israel's Beitar Jerusalem in talks with Abu Dhabi investors 

KUWAIT

* Al Madina For Finance And Investment Says Kuwait's CMA Approves Company's Request To Sell Its Shares

QATAR

* Qatar cultivates first green bonds as QNB raises $600 mln

OMAN

* Oman is expected to send representative to White House signing ceremony - official

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain King Hamad affirms to President Trump peace is a strategic option for kingdom

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

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