Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 8

Shares stabilise, try to shrug off U.S. tech rout scare

  
Investors look at electronic display boards on the trading floor at the Dubai International Financial Market March. Image for illustrative purposes.

Investors look at electronic display boards on the trading floor at the Dubai International Financial Market March. Image for illustrative purposes.

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-Shares stabilise, try to shrug off U.S. tech rout scare 

* Oil mixed after dropping on demand concerns post-U.S. holiday

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets mixed; Egypt snaps losing streak

* PRECIOUS-Gold eases on firmer dollar; recovery worries limit losses

* Syria seeks Russian investment as U.S. sanctions hammer economy

* Iraq to reopen borders for trade, bring back sports and dining

* Turkey's lira weakens to new record low against dollar

* Algeria to launch Islamic insurance, open banks in Africa

* Gulf asset managers to face pressure amid twin shock - Moody's

* UAE planning first official visit to Israel on Sept. 22 - source

* Israel sees trade with UAE at $4 billion a year

EGYPT

* Egypt's total recorded coronavirus cases hit 100,041 - Health ministry

* Egypt's net foreign reserves at $38.4 bln at end-August -central bank

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia jails eight over Khashoggi murder, fiancee decries trial

* Houthis say Saudi's Abha airport targeted with drones, disabled for hours

* IAEA providing support for Saudi Arabia as it plans to adopt nuclear energy -Saudi TV

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* ACWA-led consortium secures financing for Jubail desalination plant

* UAE posts budget surplus of $2.65 bln in Q2 - state news agency

* Emirates airline issued over $1.4 bln in coronavirus-related refunds

QATAR

* BRIEF-Qatar Airways Resumes Four Weekly Flights To LagosFrom 10 September

* Qatar's Commercial Bank hires banks for 5-yr dollar bonds - document

KUWAIT

* BRIEF-Kuwait Airways Announces Adel al-Sanea As Acting CEO - statement [BRIEF-Kuwait Airways Announces Adel al-Sanea As Acting CEO - statement]

BAHRAIN

* BRIEF-Investcorp Invests In Terminus Technologies

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

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