Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 21

Shares cling to tight ranges as attention shifts to U.S. election, stimulus

  
A woman uses her mobile at Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates September 16, 2019.

A woman uses her mobile at Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates September 16, 2019.

REUTERS/Christopher Pike

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-Shares cling to tight ranges as attention shifts to U.S. election, stimulus

* Oil prices steady as third storm in month takes aims at U.S.

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi up on petrochemical shares; Egypt extends losses

* PRECIOUS-Gold gains as tepid dollar, virus-induced curbs lift appeal

* Bahrain says foiled 'terrorist attack' backed by Iran in early 2020

* Sudan to discuss removal from US terrorism list in UAE

* EXCLUSIVE-U.S. to slap sanctions on over two dozen targets tied to Iran arms

* Iran's Rouhani says U.S. faces defeat in bid to reimpose U.N. sanctions

* Five civilians injured in Houthi attack on Jazan - Saudi state news agency

EGYPT

* Egypt's Sodic Unit Signs EGP 2.57 Bln Facility Agreement With AAIB

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia's SIIG and Petrochem in merger talks

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Adnoc Partners With Mubadala And ENEC To Drive In-Country Value For UAE

* Dubai's Habtoor Group to open representative office in Israel

BAHRAIN

* Al Baraka Banking Group Board Approves To Convert Group To Category 1 Investment Firm

QATAR

* Qatar's Commercial Bank Closes $227.5 Mln Syndicated Term Loan Facility

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

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