Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on February 26

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

  
An investor (L) gestures to an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 24, 2010.

An investor (L) gestures to an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 24, 2010.

REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

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 - Asian shares fall from 5-mth highs, pound jumps on Brexit delay hopes 

* MIDEAST STOCKS - Blue-chip banks pressure Saudi, property stocks impede Dubai

* PRECIOUS - Gold firms as trade hopes dent dollar; palladium surges to record 

* Oil falls more than 3 pct as Trump blames OPEC for 'too high' prices 

* Trump calls on OPEC to 'relax,' says oil prices are too high 

* Iraq's southern oil exports reach 3.565 mln bpd so far in February - oil executives

* Tunisia central bank says dinar hard to defend as reserves fall 

* Israel urges EU to follow Britain in full blacklisting of Hezbollah 

* Germany's SPD wants to extend Saudi arms export halt despite UK-French pressure 

* Britain to ban Lebanon's Hezbollah as terrorist group

* Turkey issues gold-linked bonds and sukuks 

* Iraq President Salih says French IS detainees transferred to Iraq will be tried there 

* Sudan president bans protests, regulates foreign currency trade

* American hostage in Yemen 'reunited' with family -Trump 

* Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif, architect of nuclear deal, resigns

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi's SASCO Says Court Issues Ruling In Co's Favor In Land Infringement Case 

* Saudi's Mouwasat Medical Services Board Proposes 1.75 Riyals/Share FY Dividend

* Saudi Vitrified Clay Pipe FY Profit Falls 

* Hidden Buyer Of Evening Standard Stake Revealed As Saudi Investor Sultan Mohamed Abuljadayel 

* Saudi Cement FY Profit Falls 

EGYPT

* Cairo For Investment And Real Estate Development Updates On Assiut University Project

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain sees budget deficit falling to $1.6 bln in 2020 -

* Central Bank Of Bahrain Issues Rules On Crypto-Asset Services And Exchanges

* National Bank Of Bahrain Puts Acquisition of Additional BISB shares On Hold 

* APM Terminals Bahrain FY Profit Rises 

* Bahrain Islamic Bank FY Profit Rises

QATAR

* Qatar's Widam Food Shareholders Approve Amendment In Proposed Dividend 

* Qatar's QIMC Seeks Shareholders' Approval On Share Nominal Value Split 

* Qatar's Al Khalij Commercial Bank EGM Approves Share Nominal Value Split 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* First Abu Dhabi Bank plans to issue $2 to $4 bln in bonds in 2019-exec 

* UAE announces $8.7 billion housing plan for citizens 

* Dubai's Emaar buys remaining 49 pct of website Namshi 

* Dubai Aerospace Enterprise FY Pre-Tax Profit Up 135 Pct 

* Dubai's SellAnyCar.com hires bank to advise on possible stake sale

* Brambles sells IFCO business for $2.5 bln, to buy back shares 

* National Bank Of Fujairah AGM To Discuss Increase Of Tier 1 Capital Instrument Ceiling 

* Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Board Appoints Mazin Manna As CEO 

* UAE to host Libyan meeting to try reopen El Sharara oilfield -diplomats 

*Libya's NOC chairman in UAE to discuss Sharara oilfield crisis 

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

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