|28 January, 2020

Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on January 28

Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesday

An investor looks at stock information in front of an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market March 21, 2010.

An investor looks at stock information in front of an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market March 21, 2010.

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks crumble as China virus toll mounts, safe havens in demand 

* Oil falls for sixth day as China virus raises global growth, demand concerns 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi leads Gulf lower as China virus fears mount 

* PRECIOUS-Gold steady as China virus fears offset stronger dollar 

* Amid Palestinian doubts, Trump to share Mideast peace plan with Israelis 

* EXPLAINER-What we know about Trump's Middle East peace plan 

* Trump discusses Syria, Libya with Turkey's Erdogan - White House 

* Saudi Arabia, UAE caution oil market against gloom over China virus

* Violence escalates in Iraq as government pushes to end protests

* Iran's Rouhani calls for unity, accuses Trump of exploiting rift

* Rouhani urges anti-money laundering compliance to curb Iran isolation 

* Iran prepares site for satellite launch that U.S. links to ballistic missiles 

* Lebanon's parliament passes 2020 budget amid financial crisis 

* Lebanon's bonds fall as debt restructuring decision looms 

* Wary of Iran, Gulf Arab states seen shrugging off new Lebanese government

* Thousands flee northwest Syria as Assad pushes closer to Idlib city 

* Militants attack Syria's Banias refinery - oil ministry 

* Libya's NOC issues warning over impact of oil blockade 

* OPEC president sees little impact from coronavirus on oil market - APS 

EGYPT

* Egypt preparing to add 330,000 tonnes of grain silo capacity

Egypt has wheat reserves to end June, sugar for six months - cabinet 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi minister says Israeli passport holders cannot visit - CNN 

* Saudi Arabia's SAGO buys 900,000 tonnes barley 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Emirates advises crew to stay in hotels, avoid crowds in China due to virus outbreak 

* Higher impairment charges hit UAE banks Emirates NBD and ADCB 

QATAR

* India wants to delink Qatar gas supply deals from crude; Qatar says no

KUWAIT

* Kuwait could need $180 bln in financing over the next six years -IMF 

OMAN

* Oman says supports Saudi readiness to react to virus impact on oil market 

BAHRAIN

* Moody's affirms ratings of National Bank of Bahrain and Bahrain Islamic Bank

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

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