Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 27

Asia shares swing higher, oil surges to 3-year peak

  
An investor is seen at the Dubai International Financial Market, in Dubai, UAE April,16, 2018.

An investor is seen at the Dubai International Financial Market, in Dubai, UAE April,16, 2018.

REUTERS/Satish Kumar

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-Asia shares swing higher, oil surges to 3-year peak 

* Oil gains for fifth day amid supply constraints 

* PRECIOUS-Gold prices rise as soft dollar supports safe-haven appeal

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi and Qatar rise, other Gulf indexes muted 

* Iran fails to fully honour agreement on monitoring equipment, IAEA says 

* Erdogan says Turkey plans to buy more Russian defense systems 

* Russia escalates strikes in northwest Syria, Turkey sends reinforcements ahead of summit 

* Tunisians protest against president's power grab as opposition deepens 

* Israeli troops kill five Hamas gunmen in West Bank raids: military 

* Sudan protesters agree to resumption of South Sudanese oil exports 

* Pakistan seeks trade deals with Saudi, UAE, Oman - official says 

EGYPT

* Egypt's central bank approves contactless payments through mobile phones 

SAUDI ARABIA

* First Dubai for Real Estate Development board approves to sell entire stake in Saudi unit 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE's ADNOC reinstates full oil supplies in Dec as OPEC+ boost output 

* Dubai non-oil foreign trade up 31% in first half of 2021 

* UAE central bank approves Wizz Financial's acquisition of UAE Exchange 

KUWAIT

* Warba Bank obtains CMA approval to increase capital 

OMAN

* Oman Air seeks oneworld alliance membership 

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain could double value added tax - sources

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


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