Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on September 26

Most Gulf markets close higher; Dubai falls 

  
A woman is seen at Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates September 16, 2019.

A woman is seen at Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates September 16, 2019.

REUTERS/Christopher Pike

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-S&P 500 edges up, European shares slump amid Evergrande fears, US yields rise

* Oil hits highest in almost 3 years as supply tightens

* PRECIOUS-Gold climbs on weaker dollar, lingering Evergrande risks

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf markets close higher; Dubai falls 

* Iran says nuclear talks to resume 'very soon,' gives no date 

* Tunisia labour union rejects Saied power grab, widening opposition 

* ANALYSIS-Who pays Lebanon faces tough question in IMF bailout bid 

* Libya PM draws crowd for mass wedding and protest against parliament 

* Algerian official warns of further measures against Morocco 

* EXCLUSIVE-Under U.S. sanctions, Iran and Venezuela strike oil export deal - sources 

* Lira hits record lows as rate cut sets Turkey on uncertain path 

* Yemen's Houthis near Marib city, eyeing Yemen gas and oil fields 

EGYPT

* Egypt starts selling multi-tranche dollar bonds 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi-led coalition destroys Houthi ballistic rocket, state TV says 

* Saudis enjoy Red Sea cruises as kingdom opens up tourism sector 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE announces ministerial changes including finance, environment 

* UAE central bank approves Wizz Financial's acquisition of UAE Exchange

* UAE central bank starts gradual curb of COVID-19 stimulus measures 

* DAMAC founder gets regulatory approval to go private 

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


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