|02 September, 2019

Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 2

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

Traders monitor stocks at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade Center.

Traders monitor stocks at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade Center.

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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-Stocks shiver as new U.S.-China tariffs add to global gloom

* Oil falls as U.S., China add more tariffs in trade war 

* PRECIOUS-Gold gains as U.S., China kick off new round of tariffs 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks drag down Saudi; Financials drive Egypt gains 

* Netanyahu: Israel ready for any scenario after Hezbollah clash 

* Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen prison, scores killed 

* Israel central bank chief vows to use all tools to prevent slowdown 

* EXCLUSIVE-Saudi Aramco board sees too many risks for New York IPO - sources 

* Iran shows off undamaged satellite after failed launch

EGYPT

* Egypt scraps customs exchange rate as of Sept. 1 

* Egypt to set customs exchange rate daily as of Sept. 2 - Customs Authority 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Exchange Says Foreigners Buy A Net 14.07 Bln Riyals Of Stocks In August 

* Saudi Exchange Says CMA Approves Amendment To Business Profile Of Gulf One Capital Co 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Emirates NBD implements Immediate Increase In Foreign Ownership Limit To 20% 

* Abu Dhabi plans first dollar bond issue in two years - sources 

QATAR

* QE Index ETF Says Fund's Management Transferred From Amwal To Aventicum Capital Management 

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain instructs citizens to leave Lebanon over security incidents 

* Ahli United Bank Completes Due Diligence Work On KFH 

KUWAIT

* Warba Bank Obtains CMA Approval For Sukuk Issuance 

* Kuwait Airways to spend $2.5 bln on new aircraft 

(Reporting by Dubai Newsroom) ((dubai.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))

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