Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 22

Stocks down on fresh lockdown worries, banking sell-off; dollar rises

  
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 Tuesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks down on fresh lockdown worries, banking sell-off; dollar rises

* Oil rises as U.S. storm eases, but demand worries linger

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil price fall hurts major Gulf markets 

* PRECIOUS-Gold edges higher as dollar halts surge on COVID worries 

* U.S. imposes Iran sanctions, says U.N. penalties resume despite skepticism 

* Aoun warns Lebanon will go "to hell" unless government agreed 

* Palestinians arrest supporters of Abbas rival based in UAE 

* Jordan's mainstream Islamists to stand in Nov parliamentary election 

* Iraq to bar pilgrims over COVID-19 fears 

* Turkish lira at new low, central bank seen sticking to playbook 

* Israel's Leumi, UAE's DP World partner on regional trade 

* Libya's NOC says total oil production expected to reach about 260,000 bpd next week 

* UAE, Israeli film bodies sign agreement, plan regional film festival 

EGYPT

* Egypt’s GASC seeking wheat for Nov. 21-30 shipment

* Egypt's Banque Misr says cancelling 15% certificate of deposit

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabian supermarket operator BinDawood may price IPO at top of range

* Saudi Arabia’s SAGO buys 540,000 tonnes of barley 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* First Abu Dhabi Bank hires banks for dollar bonds - document

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

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