Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on June 29

Asian shares pressured by fears over Delta virus variant, U.S. data in focus

  
Investors walk under a stock index board at the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

Investors walk under a stock index board at the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

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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

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares pressured by fears over Delta virus variant, U.S. data in focus 

* Oil falls as flare-ups of COVID-19 variant threaten fuel demand 

* PRECIOUS-Gold eases on firm dollar, Fed officials' hawkish views 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Fresh COVID curbs and US air strike push Gulf stocks lower 

* UPDATE 2-UAE's ADNOC to deepen crude oil term supply cut in Sept -sources 

* U.S. raises travel advisory for UAE to 'do not travel' -State Department 

* Australia's Afterpay takes stake in Gulf buy now, pay later firm Postpay 

EGYPT

* Egypt's GASC buys 180,000 tonnes of Romanian wheat in tender 

* Egypt's Sisi and Israel's Bennett hold first call - presidency statement 

SAUDI ARABIA

* TABLE-Saudi money supply increase in May 

* Saudi-Argentine JV plans $60 mln animal vaccine manufacturing plant in Riyadh 

* Saudi's CMA Approves IPO Of Arabian Internet And Communications Services Co's Shares 

* Saudi's CMA Approves IPO Of Arabian Contracting Services Company's Shares 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Abu Dhabi will only allow vaccinated people in some public spaces from Aug 20 

* UAE sets deadline for Italy to vacate airbase, Italian government source says 

* Petrofac Says Group Order Backlog Was $4 Billion On May 31 

* Middle East Crude-Benchmarks rise; ADNOC cuts Sept term allocation 

* Emaar hires banks for 10-yr dollar Islamic bonds - document 

QATAR

* Qatar Petroleum hires banks for four-tranche jumbo bond sale 

* Qatar's Ahli Bank hires banks for 5-year dollar bond sale - document 

* Qatar's QIIB Board Proposes Foreign Ownership To Maximum Of 100% Of Capital 

OMAN

* Oman Investment & Finance Says Majan Electricity Extends Electricity Related Services Contract 

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


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