Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on July 6

Asia opens higher, but China tech worries weigh on Hong Kong

  
A man is seen at Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates September 16, 2019. Image used for illustrative purpose

A man is seen at Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates September 16, 2019. Image used for illustrative purpose

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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

* Asia opens higher, but China tech worries weigh on Hong Kong  

* Oil rises further on hopes of tighter supply as OPEC+ talks abandoned  

* PRECIOUS-Gold hovers near 2-week high on softer dollar, Fed minutes awaited  

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Abu Dhabi stocks near record high but other Gulf bourses in red  

* Biden administration pushes for 'compromise solution' in OPEC+ talks 

* OPEC+ abandons oil policy meeting after Saudi-UAE clash  

* ANALYSIS-OPEC disagreement lays bare growing UAE-Saudi economic rivalry  

EGYPT

* Egypt reports 14.9% rise in deaths in first half 2021 from year earlier  

* Egypt's GASC buys 240,000 tonnes of wheat in tender  

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia to invest over $133 bln in transport sector, minister says  

* Saudi Arabia amends import rules from Gulf in challenge to UAE  

* Saudi Aramco Appoints Stuart T. Gulliver, Khalid H. Al-Dabbagh As Board Members 

* Saudi non-oil sector employment rises amid steady growth - PMI  

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Abu Dhabi real estate firm, owned by ruling family, in dollar sukuk sale 

* Emirate of Sharjah returns to debt markets with dollar sukuk offering  

* Abu Dhabi cancels $3 bln airport terminal contract, sources say 

OMAN

* Oman state energy firm OQ may sell drilling business, sources say  

* Omani transport group Asyad weighs strategic stake sale in shipping unit -sources  

* Oman's state energy company seeks $1.5 bln in financing -sources  

QATAR

* Qatar's Dukhan Bank hires banks for perpetual dollar Islamic bonds - document  

KUWAIT

* Kuwait Emir says he has had successful medical checkups - KUNA 

BAHRAIN

* Gulf Air plane evacuated in Kuwait after "minor incident" on landing  

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


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