Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on September 6

Dubai leads Gulf markets higher; Egypt extends losses 

  
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-Stocks falter as tech stays weak, dollar dips after three-day run 

* Oil falls 3%, posts weekly drop on demand concerns 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai leads Gulf markets higher; Egypt extends losses 

* PRECIOUS-Gold retreats as positive U.S. jobs data boosts dollar

* Rescuers search Beirut rubble for second day after pulse detected 

* IAEA inspects one of two sites in Iran after long stand-off 

* Libyan families file U.S. lawsuit accusing LNA leader Haftar of war crimes 

* Saudi-Led coalition shoots down explosive drone over Yemen 

* Kuwait's PM says Emir's health is stable and in improvement 

* Turkey says France's Macron 'hysterical' over Syria, Libya, East Med 

EGYPT

* INTERVIEW-Egypt's #MeToo crusader fights sex crimes via Instagram 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia's SABIC issues $1 billion in two-part bonds 

* Saudi's Ministry Of Investment Issues More Than 500 New Foreign Investment Licences In H1 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* El Al to fly first cargo flight to Dubai by an Israeli carrier

* Louis Dreyfus in talks to sell stake to Abu Dhabi's sovereign wealth fund - BBG 

* Emirates Airlines says will resume daily passenger services to Amman from Sept. 8 

* Mideast, European funds grab Dubai bonds, while Asia shies away 

* DP World, Canadian fund to invest further $4.5 bln in port terminals 

KUWAIT

* Italy's Snam sees decision soon on Kuwait LNG import plant 

* British Airways resumes flights to Kuwait - Kuwait News Agency 

* Naturgy And Kuwait Investment Authority's JV To Build 218 MW Wind Farm In Australia 

QATAR

* China's Sinopec awards 10-year gas tender to Qatargas -sources 

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain to allow entry to people from neighbouring Gulf countries, visa holders 

* New Bahrain policy to allow flights between Israel and UAE to cross its airspace 

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

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