|08 September, 2019

Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on September 8

Emirates NBD's gains support Dubai, Egypt up on financials

An investor (L) gestures to an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 24, 2010.

An investor (L) gestures to an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 24, 2010.

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-The S&P 500 inches higher; Treasury yields dip after Powell remarks, jobs report

* Oil jumps after Fed says it will act to sustain U.S. growth

* PRECIOUS-Gold falls 1% on Powell's remarks, improved risk appetite

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Emirates NBD's gains support Dubai, Egypt up on financials

* Turkey's Erdogan says will discuss Syria with Trump at U.N.

* Erdogan says expects Turkish interest rates to fall further

* Sudan's Bashir kept key to room with millions of euros, court hears

* Syrian army foils drone attack on military base in northwest

* Iran seizes ship with Filipino crew for alleged fuel smuggling in Gulf

* Iran further breaches nuclear deal, says it can exceed 20% enrichment

* Talks to end violent south Yemen power struggle stall -officials

* Lebanon's Aoun warns Israel would bear results of any attack

* U.S., France to discuss Strait of Hormuz navy coordination

* Pentagon chief says U.S. working towards 'good deal' with Taliban

EGYPT

* BRIEF-Palm Hills Developments Company SAE Appoints Mohamed Fahmy As COO

* Egypt's GASC buys 112,000 tonnes of vegetable oil in tender

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia names Prince Abdulaziz as new energy minister

* Saudi women directors bring empowerment message to Venice

* Saudi Arabia defends Yemen government against UAE-backed separatists

* Saudi Arabia seeks wheat in first tender open to Russia

* Saudi Aramco signs MoU with China's Zhejiang Free Trade Zone

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Mubadala expected to invest in Vision Fund 2 in Q4 – sources

* Thousands of Yemenis rally in Aden in support of the UAE

* BRIEF-Emirates NBD Updates on Sale of Shares In Network International

* Emaar head says was not aware of plans for new Dubai property planning body

KUWAIT

* BRIEF-Kuwait's Al-Kout Industrial Projects Q2 Profit Falls

* BRIEF-Al-Kout Industrial Projects Q1 Profit Falls

OMAN

* Oman's GDP fell 1.6% year-on-year in first quarter of 2019

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

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