Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on June 21

Asian stocks drop as Fed shift reverberates; Treasury yields slide

  
An investor is seen at the Dubai International Financial Market, in Dubai, UAE April,16, 2018.

An investor is seen at the Dubai International Financial Market, in Dubai, UAE April,16, 2018.

REUTERS/Satish Kumar

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-Asian stocks drop as Fed shift reverberates; Treasury yields slide 

* Oil edges up as Iran nuclear talks drag on 

* PRECIOUS-Gold prices firm as U.S. Treasury yields slide 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi bourse underperforms major Gulf markets, Qatar gains 

* NEWSMAKER-Winner of Iran presidency is hardline judge who is under U.S. sanctions 

* U.S. says disagreements on key issues remain in Iran nuclear talks

* Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant temporarily shutdown - state TV 

* Congo says Israeli investor Gertler's oil permits no longer valid 

* Sudan has wheat and flour reserves to last till April- cabinet

* Libyan unity PM declares coast road open but eastern forces still block it

* Boeing to use anti-jamming system from Israel's Elbit in F-15s 

* Israeli cabinet orders inquiry on deadly festival stampede 

* Israel's Bennett warns against nuclear talks with Iran's "hangmen regime"

EGYPT

* New compensation offer made over Suez Canal blockage

SAUDI ARABIA

* China's Saudi oil imports plunge 21% 

* Saudi Arabia to offer five-year industrial licences, ministry says 

* New giant Saudi pension fund aims to crack world’s top 10 ranks - Bloomberg News

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Dubai airport targets 28 million passengers this year, CEO says 

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain's Batelco considers dual listing 

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


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