Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on January 31

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

  
Image for illustrative purpose only. A broker looks at a screen in the Dubai Financial Market December 23, 2009.

Image for illustrative purpose only. A broker looks at a screen in the Dubai Financial Market December 23, 2009.

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS Asia stocks scale 4-mth peak as Fed turns more cautious; dollar sags 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai Islamic drags Dubai, Global Telecom lifts Egypt

* PRECIOUS-Gold near 8-month highs on Fed rate pause, eyes 4th monthly gain

* Oil prices rise as Saudi Arabia cuts supply to United States

* Saudi-led coalition ready to use 'calibrated force' to push Yemen port deal -UAE

* Saudi Arabia winds down 15-month anti-corruption campaign

* POLL-Saudi and Kuwait remain top picks for cautious Mideast funds

* Trump slams U.S. intelligence chiefs as 'passive and naive' on Iran

* SPECIAL REPORT-Inside the UAE’s secret hacking team of U.S. mercenaries

EGYPT

* Egypt's GDP grew 5.4 pct in first half of fiscal year, minister says

* Egypt to offer foreign-currency bond this quarter, minister says

* Egypt sees local wheat production at 9.5 mln tonnes in 2019

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi's Riyad Bank Q4 profit rises 39 percent

* Saudi's Bank Aljazira FY Profit Rises [Saudi's Bank Aljazira FY Profit Rises

* Saudi's Jarir Marketing FY Estimated Profit Rises

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Moody's affirms ratings of Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Union National Bank and Al Hilal Bank

* EXCLUSIVE-UAE used cyber super-weapon to spy on iPhones of foes

* Dubai Islamic Bank's profit rises 15 pct in fourth quarter

* National Bank Of Ras Al Khaimah FY Profit Rises

KUWAIT

* Kuwait parliament expels two lawmakers sentenced to jail terms

* Kuwait's Qurain Petrochemical Industries Q3 Profit Rises

BAHRAIN

* Investcorp Acquires IDFC Alternatives’ Private Equity And Real Estate Businesses

* Wife of jailed Bahraini footballer begs Thai PM for his release

OMAN

* Oman's Bank Sohar Board Proposes FY Dividend Of 6 Baizas/Share

(Reporting By Dubai newsroom) ((Dubai.Newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))

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