Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 28

Asian markets grapple with Evergrande fallout, eye China power crunch

  
Investors walk under a stock index board at the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

Investors walk under a stock index board at the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

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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 markets grapple with Evergrande fallout, eye China power crunch 

* Oil extends rally into 6th day on tight supply, Brent hitting 3-yr high

* PRECIOUS-Gold prices dip on rising dollar, bond yields 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Most major Gulf bourses fall; Saudi rises on petrochems 

* Beirut blast probe faces derailment for second time 

* U.S. to Iran: Grant inspectors access to workshop or face action at IAEA

* U.S. top security adviser, Yemen envoy head to Saudi, UAE 

* Lebanese PM to meet financial adviser Lazard soon over rescue plan 

* Israeli PM says Iran has crossed nuclear 'red lines'; Tehran calls it 'full of lies' 

* Jordan to fully reopen main crossing with Syria this week 

* Jordan's crown prince contracts coronavirus 

SAUDI ARABIA

* ACWA to finance renewable energy projects with green bonds - CEO 

* Saudi Arabia plans to issue green bonds soon to advance ESG plans 

* Saudi exchange likely to end 2021 with over 30 new listings, regulator says 

* Saudi PIF buys 25% stake in Emaar The Economic City

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* ADNOC completes bookbuilding for drilling unit IPO raising over $1.1 bln 

* UAE's ADNOC reinstates full oil supplies in Dec as OPEC+ boost output 

BAHRAIN

* Citi launches tech hub in Bahrain to develop its digital platforms

* Bahrain abolishes NOGA, oil ministry to take over functions 

* Bahrain says real GDP growth at 5.7% y/y in Q2 

* Bahrain cabinet asks parliament to approve VAT amendment - state news agency 

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


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