Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on April 4

Most markets rise, Saudi extends gains on large private investment push

  
An investor arrives at the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

An investor arrives at the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

REUTERS/Christopher Pike

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-Dollar, U.S. Treasuries edge higher on strong U.S. labor report

* Oil settles up more than $2 despite OPEC+ production cuts O/R

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Most markets rise, Saudi extends gains on large private investment push

* PRECIOUS-Gold rises over 1% as dollar, yields retreat

* Jordanian military warns king's half-brother to stop actions undermining stability

* OPEC+ to ease oil curbs from May after U.S. calls Saudi

* U.S., Iran head to Vienna for indirect nuclear deal talks 

* Iran rejects 'step-by-step' lifting of U.S. sanction 

* Saudi-led coalition destroys Houthi explosive-laden boat in Red Sea - state TV

* ANALYSIS-Power play: India wields oil 'weapon' to cut dependence on Saudi

* Suez Canal shipping backlog ends, days after giant vessel freed

* Germany to propose Beirut port reconstruction with 'strings attached' - sources

EGYPT

* Egypt postpones tender for license to make cigarettes - sources

* EGX Says Taaleem Management Services IPO Covered About 29.38 Times 

* Egypt received 500,000 tourists in January-March 2021 -official 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Turkish exporters re-route goods to dodge unofficial Saudi trade blockade, traders say 

* Kremlin says Putin, Saudi crown prince discussed OPEC this week 

* Saudi Exchange Says Foreigners Buy A Net 3.52 Bln Riyals Of Stocks In March 

* ACWA Power signs financing package for Uzbekistan power project

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Abu Dhabi Aviation Signs Letter Of Intent To Study Acquisition Of Falcon Aviation Services 

* Dubai aims to boost contribution of creative arts to GDP

QATAR

* Qatar's economy shrinks 3.9% in fourth quarter of 2020 

* Masraf Al Rayan Board Accepts Resignation Of CEO Adel Mustafawi 

KUWAIT

* Kuwait's share of oil cut ease is 29,000 bpd in May and June -minister 

OMAN

* Oman's Sohar Aluminium closes $600 mln 7-year loan 

* National Bank Of Oman Issues $300 Mln Additional Tier 1 Capital Securities 

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

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