Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on August 2

Asian shares try to stabilise, China growth a worry

  
An investor walks through the Dubai Financial Market after Joe Biden won the U.S. presidency, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates November 8, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose

An investor walks through the Dubai Financial Market after Joe Biden won the U.S. presidency, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates November 8, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose

REUTERS/Christopher Pike

DUBAI - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Monday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares try to stabilise, China growth a worry 

* Oil prices slide on worries over China economy and higher crude output 

* PRECIOUS-Gold dips as dollar holds ground; U.S. jobs data in focus 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Abu Dhabi hits record high, Saudi bourse up on banks 

* U.S., Britain believe Iran attacked Israeli-managed tanker off Oman

* Tunisian president says in contact with 'friendly countries' to cut deficit 

* Anger over Tunisia's pandemic failures fuels political crisis 

* Egypt, Algeria agree on full support for Tunisian president - statement 

* Haniyeh re-elected as chief of Palestinian Islamist group Hamas

* Syria's Assad asks PM Arnous to form new cabinet

* Syrian army steps up offensive in restive southern city 

* Three dead in ambush on Shi'ite mourners south of Beirut, security sources say 

* Israeli cabinet starts first state budget debate in three years 

* Israel's Bank Hapoalim to pay dividend after regulator nod 

EGYPT

* Egypt's stock exchange to lift limit on share price moves to 20% from September 

* Egypt's M2 money supply up 18.1 pct year-on-year in June -central bank 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi lender Al Rajhi reports 48% rise in Q2 net income

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE's ADNOC sets Sept Murban crude price at $73.50/bbl 

KUWAIT

* Kuwait Ports plans region's first city for electric car makers 

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


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