Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 28

Stocks rally to end bitter week; dollar up the most since April

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. A trader monitors stocks at a Saudi Bank in Dammam October 26, 2008.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A trader monitors stocks at a Saudi Bank in Dammam October 26, 2008.

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DUBAI, Sept 28 (Reuters) - 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-Stocks rally to end bitter week; dollar up the most since April 

* Oil edges lower as rising virus cases cloud demand recovery outlook 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Most major Gulf markets end higher; Dubai eases 

* PRECIOUS-Gold slips as investors look to dollar for safety from coronavirus woes 

* Betrayed Macron says will continue Lebanon efforts, eyes Hezbollah 

* Two members of Lebanese security forces killed in armed clashes 

* Yemen's warring parties agree to their largest prisoner swap as UN seeks ceasefire

* Jordan's monarch dissolves parliament in preparation for November election

* Jordan reopens trade gateway with Syria after month-long COVID closure

EGYPT

* BRIEF-Abu Qir Fertilizers And Chemical Industries Announces EGP 1.2/Share FY Dividend

* BRIEF-Orascom Investment Holding Says Demerging And Demerged Co Studying To Invest In The United Bank

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia says G20 leaders summit to be held virtually on Nov 21-22

* MEDIA-Credit Agricole exits Saudi Arabia with $386 mln Fransi sale - Bloomberg News

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Alvarez & Marsal appointed administrator of NMC Healthcare in the UAE

* BRIEF-ADNOC L&S Signs 25-Year Agreement To Service Petroleum Ports In Abu Dhabi - WAM

* Restructuring firm AlixPartners boosts Mideast headcount amid corporate slump

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain's economy shrank by 8.9% in Q2 amid coronavirus restrictions

QATAR

* Qatar Airways got $1.95 bln government lifeline after losses widened

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

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