Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 16

Asian shares fall again, dollar drifts

  
An investor walks through the Dubai Financial Market after Joe Biden won the U.S. presidency, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates November 8, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose

An investor walks through the Dubai Financial Market after Joe Biden won the U.S. presidency, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates November 8, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall again, dollar drifts 

* Oil prices extend gains after draw in U.S. stocks 

* PRECIOUS-Gold steady as investors eye Fed policy meet 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi, UAE stocks gain after IEA's oil demand outlook

* Iran president selects hardline cabinet to drive hard bargain with U.S. 

* EXCLUSIVE-Lebanon to resume IMF talks, begin reforms, draft policy statement says

* U.S.-Israeli fintech Pagaya to go public via $8.5 bln SPAC deal

* Turkey raises required reserve ratios for forex deposits 

EGYPT

* U.N. council urges Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to restart dam talks 

* Remittance payments to Egypt rose to record $31.4 bln FY 2020-21- c.bank

SAUDI ARABIA

* StanChart to add bankers in sustainable finance, capital markets in Saudi Arabia

* Saudi Arabia signs agreements with Pfizer and AstraZeneca -SPA

* SoftBank makes first direct investment in Saudi company

* Saudi inflation rate up 0.3% in August 

* Saudi Arabia bans beef imports from Brazilian meatpackers 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE to announce investment expansion across Britain 

* MOVES-Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank hires capital markets banker 

* Dubai Expo visitors must be vaccinated or COVID-free, organiser says

QATAR

* Qatar sells Nov-loading al-Shaheen crude at 5-month lows - sources 

KUWAIT

* Kuwait's Burgan Bank gets approval for up to $500 million senior bonds 

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain releases some political prisoners under new law 

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


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