Mideast Stock - Factors to watch on May 9

IHC lifts Abu Dhabi as major Gulf markets end mixed

  
Electronic boards displaying stock information are seen as investors look on on the floor of the ADX Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange stock market. Image used for illustrative purpose

Electronic boards displaying stock information are seen as investors look on on the floor of the ADX Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange stock market. Image used for illustrative purpose

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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-World stocks, commodities boom on U.S. weak jobs data

* Oil notches second weekly gain despite India virus surge O/R

* PRECIOUS-Gold notches best week in 6 months on U.S. jobs data miss

* MIDEAST STOCKS-IHC lifts Abu Dhabi as major Gulf markets end mixed

* Clashes, prayers in Jerusalem on Muslim Laylat al-Qadr

* U.S. 5th Fleet seizes weapons shipment from stateless dhow in Arabian Sea 

* Iran's Rouhani upbeat on accord at talks to lift sanctions

* Sudanese officials meet with U.S. envoy over stalled dam talks

* Attack by unmanned aerial surveillance system targets Iraqi air base - US-led coalition

* US: Houthis spurned opportunity by shunning UN Yemen envoy 

* Lebanon's lights may go off as cash for electricity runs out 

* French envoy visits crisis-hit Lebanon as pressure builds

* Lebanese judge orders asset freezes for individuals tied to major banks

* American Axle, Israel's REE to develop electric-vehicle propulsion system 

* Israel's odd couple: rivals who could topple Netanyahu together

* Bank of Israel bought $5.27 bln of forex in April 

EGYPT

* Egypt and Turkey seek to overhaul tense ties with frank talks on Libya

SAUDI ARABIA

* Oil for oxygen: Covid-hit India welcomes Saudi medical aid, boosts oil imports 

* EXCLUSIVE-Saudi Arabia wants to see "verifiable deeds" from talks with Iran, says official

* Saudi to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for all workers 

* Saudi start-up Sary raises $30.5 mln in funding 

* Pakistan PM Khan in Saudi Arabia to discuss relations

* Saudi Arabia bans poultry from 11 Brazilian processing plants 

* Turkish minister to visit Saudi Arabia amid push to mend ties 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* DP World says agrees with Ethiopia to develop trade corridor 

* UAE's Etisalat to raise 1 bln euros with two-tranche bonds 

* Abu Dhabi's Mubadala posts record annual income and investment 

QATAR

* Qatar finance minister arrested over embezzlement allegations 

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

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