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| 07 June, 2018

Mideast stocks factors to watch on June 7

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

Investors watch a monitor at Dubai Financial Market April 27, 2014. Image for illustrative purposes.

Investors watch a monitor at Dubai Financial Market April 27, 2014. Image for illustrative purposes.

REUTERS/Mounir Saidi

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Strong fundamentals support Asian shares, Euro, yields up after ECB comments 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Stimulus plan boosts Abu Dhabi, Saudi ends six-day surge 

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* Oil prices rise on Venezuelan supply troubles, but U.S. output surges 

* PRECIOUS-Gold inches up on weaker dollar 

* Middle East Crude-Benchmarks rise after Saudi Aramco raises prices 

* Trump sticks with hard line on trade as showdown looms at G7 

* Jordan protesters press on, some unions strike after new PM appointed 

* Moroccan minister resigns over consumer boycott sympathy 

* EXCLUSIVE-Yemen peace plan sees ceasefire, Houthis abandoning missiles 

* Iran stands ground on nuclear inspections as France warns of red line 

* At least 18 killed in Baghdad explosion -source 

* Iraq-Iran Kirkuk oil swap deal has not started - Iraqi minister 

* Iraq to hold manual recount of May election results 

* US officials on roadshow to cut Iran investment, trade - sources 

* EXCLUSIVE-Jordan to push IMF to slow reforms after protests, officials say 

* Tunisian prime minister fires interior minister after boat accident 

* Abu Dhabi, Qatar among top five global real estate investors- report 

* Turkey will not impose tax hikes to tighten public finances, finance minister says 

EGYPT

* Egyptian President Sisi pardons 712 prisoners 

SAUDI ARABIA

* MEDIA-SoftBank Vision Fund manager hires Faisal Rahman for middle east- Bloomberg 

* Swiss bank Lombard Odier in talks on Saudi partnership 

* Saudi Arabia 'revisiting' policy on oil output cuts, India says 

* Saudi Aramco agrees gasoline term with Pertamina for the first time -sources 

* Islamic Development Bank to move staff outside Saudi, lead projects in strategy shift 

* Saudi Arabia hikes July Arab Light crude price to Asia to 4-year high 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Fitch: UAE Reforms Aid Sukuk Market; Implementation Still Key 

* TABLE-UAE's Fujairah oil inventory data for week ended June 4 

* UAE says Iraq election shows waning Iranian influence 

QATAR

* Qatar Airways boss apologises for remarks on women CEOs 

KUWAIT

* Kuwaiti creditor refuses Abraaj deal, may prompt provisional liquidation - sources 

* Kuwait to export first light crude cargo by end June-KPC 

BAHRAIN

* MEDIA-Franklin Templeton sheds Bahrain debt, warns of economic crisis - Bloomberg 

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