Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on June 15

Asian shares rise in early trade, investors eye Fed meeting

  
An investor is seen at the Dubai International Financial Market, in Dubai, UAE April,16, 2018.

An investor is seen at the Dubai International Financial Market, in Dubai, UAE April,16, 2018.

REUTERS/Satish Kumar

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-Asian shares rise in early trade, investors eye Fed meeting  

* Oil rises as threat recedes of Iran supply resuming soon  

* PRECIOUS-Gold prices ease as U.S. dollar firms ahead of Fed meeting  

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Rising oil prices, economic recovery lift Gulf stocks 

* U.S. president says NATO stands together, solidarity is unshakable 

* Israeli nationalists to march in East Jerusalem, Palestinians plan 'Day of Rage'  

* COLUMN-Hedge funds bullish as oil prices hit multi-year highs: Kemp  

* Egypt upholds death sentence for 12 senior Muslim Brotherhood figures 

* Erdogan says U.S.-Turkey problems can be solved after Biden meet  

* EXCLUSIVE-Carlos Ghosn pledges lengthy fight to clear his name 

* Bodies wash up on Yemen coast after reports of migrant boat sinking 

* Sudan says it is open to conditional interim deal on Ethiopia dam  

* U.N. rights office voices concern on serious violations by Tunisian police 

* New Israeli finance minister says no tax hikes, budget focus on 2022  

* American duo plead guilty to helping former Nissan chief Ghosn flee Japan  

* Iran vote turnout poses test of youth frustrations and hopes  

EGYPT

* Egypt's GASC seeks wheat in tender for shipment Aug 21-31  

* POLL-Egypt's central bank forecast to leave interest rates on hold 

* Egypt's parliament approves 2021-2022 budget  

* Qalaa Holdings chairman grounded by $4 mln cheque dispute  

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi first quarter GDP shrinks 3%, hit by oil sector decline  

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* ANALYSIS-DAMAC delisting plan piles pressure on shrinking Dubai market  

* Dubai Islamic Bank gives initial guidance for 5-yr dollar sukuk - document  

* Turkish mob boss Peker questioned by Dubai police  

* Dubai plane leasing firm DAE adds more banks to bond deal 

* The Emirati oil deal that has infuriated Israeli environmentalists  

QATAR

* EXCLUSIVE-NATO approaches Qatar to seek training base for Afghan forces after withdrawal  

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


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