Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on August 31

Asia shares ease as weak China data weighs

  
An investor looks up at electronic display boards at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 21, 2010. Image for illustrative purposes.

An investor looks up at electronic display boards at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 21, 2010. Image for illustrative purposes.

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares ease as weak China data weighs 

* Oil falls as U.S. refiners shut down by damage from Hurricane Ida 

* PRECIOUS-Gold gains as dollar weakens; U.S. jobs data in focus 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf bourses follow global shares higher 

* U.S. Embassy in Kabul suspends operations 

* Turkey's Erdogan holds talks with de facto UAE leader 

* Israel says it will loan Palestinians money after highest-level talks in years 

* After Taliban takeover, Afghans in the Gulf worry about home 

* OPEC+ likely to keep oil output policy from September unchanged, sources say 

EGYPT

* Egypt's GASC buys 180,000 tonnes of Romanian, Ukrainian wheat in tender 

* Egypt's GASC bought sugar at lowest price of $511.00 c&f, traders say

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi students return to school with masks and checks

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Abu Dhabi's ADQ withdraws offer to combine ADNH with exhibitions co 

* UAE's Emirates Global Aluminium swings to profit in first half 

QATAR

* MEDIA-Qatar urges Taliban to accept foreign presence as security at Kabul airport - FT 

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


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