Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on July 19

Egyptian shares fall while Saudi index holds steady 

  
Traders react during the opening of the Dubai stock market June 26, 2016. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Traders react during the opening of the Dubai stock market June 26, 2016. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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-Where did all the bulls go Rallies stall as EU summit begins

* Oil prices slip as coronavirus cases surge 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Egyptian shares fall while Saudi index holds steady 

* PRECIOUS-Gold climbs as growth risks remain, eyes 6th weekly gain 

* G20 officials pledge to keep cooperating to bolster global economy 

* At G20, Germany pledges 3 bln euros for poor countries 

* COLUMN-OPEC+ hits the refinery wall: John Kemp 

* Investors chase risky assets as stimulus measures offset virus worries - BofA 

* Turkish defence industry says it can support Azerbaijan 

* Netanyahu ally wants West Bank 'cultivation' now, not annexation 

* Israel sets new weekend shutdown to fight coronavirus surge 

* Lebanon's advisers to work on compromise on financial plan, sources say 

* Lebanon's Christian patriarch blames Hezbollah for crisis, report says 

* Turkey's Erdogan says Egypt's actions in Libya are illegal 

* France, Germany, Italy threaten sanctions over arms for Libya 

* Rouhani says 25 million Iranians may have been infected with coronavirus

* Two years after failed bomb plot, Iranian opposition rallies backers online 

* Public debt, populism and protests as Tunisia faces crisis 

* EXPLAINER-Making sense of Tunisia's political crisis 

* Jordan says to reopen airport for commercial flights next month 

EGYPT

* Sisi says Egypt won't stand idle in Libya if security is threatened 

* Egypt reports lowest daily coronavirus figure since late May 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi economy likely worse in Q2 despite June improvement - c.bank governor 

* Saudi May crude exports plunge to lowest in nearly a decade 

* IMF did not recommend Saudi Arabia VAT tripling, official says 

* Reliance's stake sale talks with Aramco stall over price, sources say 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* China's Sinopharm begins late stage trial of COVID-19 vaccine in UAE 

* UAE aims to launch Mars mission on July 20 - Dubai Media Office

* UAE president orders reshuffle of central bank board of directors - state news agency 

* UAE dissolves ZonesCorp, transfers assets to Abu Dhabi Ports Company 

QATAR

* Soccer-Qatar to host Asian Champions League matches in West Asia 

* BRIEF-Qatar Airways Says Utilising Its Full Fleet Of 30 Boeing 787

KUWAIT

* Kuwait's ageing emir in hospital, crown prince takes over some duties - state news agency

* S&P revises Kuwait's outlook to negative on depletion in liquidity buffer

OMAN

* BRIEF-National Bank Of Oman Updates On Exit from Egypt

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


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