Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 8

Asian shares on edge in choppy trading, dollar holds gains

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares on edge in choppy trading, dollar holds gains  

* Oil climbs amid slow supply return after Hurricane Ida  

* PRECIOUS-Gold steadies below $1,800 as firm dollar, yields weigh  

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Etisalat buoys Abu Dhabi bourse as Saudi extends gains 

* MIDEAST DEBT-Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia expected to issue bonds by end-2021 - sources 

* IAEA says Iran is stonewalling as talks on nuclear deal hang in balance 

* U.S. special envoy to visit Moscow, Paris for talks on Iran's nuclear program 

* Court blocks Lafarge bid to scrap Syria crime against humanity charge

* Middle East Crude-Benchmarks extend losses after deep price cuts by Saudi 

* Sukuk issuance to stop growing for first time in five years - Moody's 

EGYPT

* Egypt's GASC seeks wheat in tender for October 25 to November 3 shipment 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia's PIF hires banks to advise on ESG -IFR  

* Saudi, UAE leaders hold call amid rising regional rivalry 

* Saudi sovereign wealth fund offers to buy 60% stake in Zain Saudi's towers  

* Saudi king refers public security director to investigation with corruption charges -SPA  

* Saudi Arabia re-allows entry from and travel to UAE, Argentina and South Africa -state media 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Mubadala Petroleum, Eni team up on energy transition  

* ADQ plans to list Abu Dhabi Ports on the stock  

* Dubai's Aramex splits core businesses as part of reshuffle 

* First Abu Dhabi Bank's corporate finance head to leave bank-source 

KUWAIT

* National Bank of Kuwait hires banks for dollar senior bonds - document  

* Kuwait starts to recycle massive tyre graveyard  

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


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