Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on August 23

Asia stocks stagger up from lows, mood fragile

  
An investor walks through the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

An investor walks through 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 Monday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks stagger up from lows, mood fragile 

* Oil prices rebound from 7-day losing streak as investors snap up bargains

* PRECIOUS-Gold eases as firm dollar dents safe-haven appeal 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi extends losses on weak oil, other major Gulf bourses up 

* Turkey reinforces border to block any Afghan migrant wave 

* Iran urges Japan to release billions in blocked funds amid U.S. sanctions 

* Lebanon raises fuel prices by 66% as it tries to ease shortages 

* Saudi Arabia pledges to provide support for Tunisia, Tunisian presidency says 

* Pan-Islamic group says it will seek to help achieve peace in Afghanistan 

EGYPT

* Egypt's Suez canal revenue rise 11.2% from Jan 20-Aug 20 - canal chairman 

SAUDI ARABIA

* BRIEF-Kingdom Holding Posts Quarterly Profit 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Dubai sets up money laundering court

QATAR

* Qatar sets Oct. 2 for first legislative elections

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


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