|04 September, 2019

Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 4

Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Wednesday

Investors are seen at the Dubai International Financial Market in Dubai, UAE February 7, 2018.

Investors are seen at the Dubai International Financial Market in Dubai, UAE February 7, 2018.

REUTERS/Satish Kumar

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks bounce on firmer Chinese lead, pound steadies

* Oil prices recover some ground, but economic concerns weigh

* PRECIOUS-Gold steady near six-year high on growing recession fear

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Real estate firms hurt Dubai; Qatar extends gains

* Turkish President Erdogan says Syria's Idlib slowly disappearing

* Israel says Hezbollah plans advanced missile plant in Lebanon's Bekaa

* French envoy tells Lebanon donor help still stands, but progress needed

* Iran to return to nuclear deal only under oil credit line -Fars

* Iran says it is able to resume production of 20% enriched uranium in 2 days

* Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 goes dark off Syria

* Tunisia court upholds continued detention of presidential candidate

* Sudan's PM selects members of first cabinet since Bashir's ouster

* U.S., France, Britain may be complicit in Yemen war crimes, U.N. report says

EGYPT

* Egypt sees lower budget deficit, higher primary surplus in FY 2019/20

* Egypt's non-oil business activity slips back into contraction in Aug - PMI

SAUDI ARABIA

* Russia's Novak says changes in Saudi oil management won't hurt ties

* Saudi Arabia boosts troop levels in south Yemen as tensions rise

* Saudi non-oil private sector growth edges up in August - PMI

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Dubai might struggle to support highly indebted state firms, S&P says

* Emaar Properties hires banks for dollar Islamic bonds

* UAE's ADNOC sets August Murban crude OSP at $62.30/barrel

* UAE non-oil private sector growth falls to 8-year low in August – PMI

QATAR

* Qatar central bank sells 600 million riyals of T-bills -statement

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

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