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|14 April, 2019

Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on April 14

Dubai ends 10-day rally, most Gulf markets little changed

Investors look at electronic display boards on the trading floor at the Dubai International Financial Market March. Image for illustrative purposes.

Investors look at electronic display boards on the trading floor at the Dubai International Financial Market March. Image for illustrative purposes.

REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-China data, JPMorgan results lift stocks, riskier assets

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* MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai ends 10-day rally, most Gulf markets little changed

* PRECIOUS-Gold prices inch lower as strong equities weigh

* Oil rises 1 pct on tightening crude supply, upbeat economic data

* New military council leader promises civilian government for Sudan

* Bashir ouster rekindles interest in long-defaulted Sudan loans

* FACTBOX-Leading Sudanese security figures

* Russia, OPEC may ditch oil deal to fight for market share - Russian minister

* Iranians march to protest at Revolutionary Guards blacklisting by US

* India's 2018/19 Iran oil imports up 5 pct y/y despite U.S. sanctions-sources

* Lebanon planning potential $2 billion eurobond issue, aide says- Bloomberg

* Syrian Kurdish official: Damascus talks going nowhere, Russia to blame

* Syria's air defences intercept missiles near city of Hama

* Italy says military intervention 'cannot be a solution' in Libya

* East Libyan warplanes hit Tripoli government positions

* Disease outbreaks feared in Libya, as supplies stretched - WHO

* Iraqi militias reject U.S. naming of Iran's Guards as terrorist group

* Yemen leader-in-exile Hadi returns for meeting of divided parliament

* EXPLAINER-Israeli election: with the final count in, who won and who lost

EGYPT

* Egypt accepts French wheat cargo after re-testing

* Egypt buys 240,000 tonnes of Romanian and Ukrainian wheat

* Egypt's GASC makes large soyoil and sunoil purchase

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Aramco team in Pakistan for talks on first LNG deals -official

* U.S. Senate leader McConnell still weighing response to Saudi journalist's death

* Saudi regulator imposes $10 mln in fines on telecoms companies

* Saudi Aramco increases gasoline prices starting April 14 -statement

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Top Abraaj executives arrested on U.S. fraud charges

* S.Korea, UAE renew $5.4 bln currency swap deal for 3 years

QATAR

* Qatar Airways says Air Italy stake compliant with 2018 U.S.-Qatar aviation agreement

* Qatar has no say in who runs Deutsche - foreign minister

(Reporting By Dubai Newsroom) ((Dubai.Newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))

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