Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on June 6

Saudi, UAE markets extend weekly gaining streak

  
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 Sunday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Global equities nearly grasp all-time record, dollar drops after U.S. jobs data

* Oil hits two-year high on OPEC+ discipline, demand hopes

* PRECIOUS-Gold rebounds as U.S. non-farm payrolls fall short of expectations 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi, UAE markets extend weekly gaining streak 

* Explosion in Yemeni city of Marib kills at least 12, death toll may rise 

* U.S. says Yemen's Houthis bear "major responsibility" in conflict

* Netanyahu, battling for political life, attacks deal to unseat him 

* Iran leader says some rejected vote candidates were 'wronged'

* Iran presidential candidates trade barbs in TV debate 

* Egypt sends building equipment to begin Gaza reconstruction 

* PM-designate asks Lebanon's government to pay dues to Special Tribunal 

* Lebanon bank customers to regain access to up to $800 a month 

EGYPT

* Russian charter flights to Egypt to resume in coming days 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia raises July crude oil official selling prices for Asia

* Saudi Chemical Signs Collaboration Agreement With Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthcare Saudi Ltd 

* Saudi non-oil private sector expansion quickens as recovery deepens - PMI 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE, Bahrain make Pfizer/BioNTech shot available to those who got Sinopharm vaccine 

* UAE non-oil private sector recovery continues but pace softens slightly - PMI 

* Bank Of Sharjah Shareholders Approve Transfer Of AED 100 Mln From General Reserve To Paid Up Capital 

* MEDIA-Saudi, Dubai fuel firms vie with Adnoc for Egyptian army company- Bloomberg News

KUWAIT

* Jazeera Airways Board Approves Sale, Leaseback Deal Relating To CFM LEAP-1A 26 Engine 

* Kuwait's HEISCO Awarded Contract To Implement Calibration Works

QATAR

* EXCLUSIVE-Boeing offers new 777X freighter as Qatar eyes order, airline says

* QNB Group signs deal with Moscow asset management firm 

* Qatari deputy PM says future of digital currencies still 'unclear' 

OMAN

* Qatar's Commercial Bank to take controlling stake in National Bank of Oman 

BAHRAIN

* Russia, Bahrain to produce Sputnik V vaccine for MENA region 

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


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