Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on June 30

Asia stocks up as China PMI, U.S. data cheer markets worried over coronavirus surge

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Traders monitor stock information at Dubai Financial Market, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 5, 2017.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Traders monitor stock information at Dubai Financial Market, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 5, 2017.

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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-Asia stocks up as China PMI, U.S. data cheer markets worried over coronavirus surge

* Oil prices slip on demand worries, prospect of Libyan supply return

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks hold back Saudi as Qatar, Dubai extend losses

* PRECIOUS-Gold poised for best quarter in 4 years as virus fears persist

* Libya's NOC confirms international talks on resuming oil output

* Iran issues warrant for Trump over killing of top general

* Iran prosecutor says human error led to shooting down of Ukrainian airliner

* Iran records highest daily death toll from COVID-19

* U.S.'s Pompeo to address U.N. Security Council on Tuesday on Iran arms embargo

* Iraqi officials release Iran-backed militiamen arrested last week

* Iraq lowers June oil exports, still pumps above OPEC+ target

* Second Lebanese IMF negotiator quits ministry post

* U.N. to call for more aid for Syrians at virtual donor meeting

EGYPT

* MEDIA-Egypt suspends state-company stake sales due to virus turmoil- Bloomberg News

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi crown prince, Nigerian president discuss OPEC+ deal compliance

* Saudi, U.S. officials call for extending UN arms embargo on Iran

* Saudi ACWA Power to hit $10 bln target of new 2020 investments despite virus

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Sovereign funds pile into venture capital investments in 2020

* Abu Dhabi permits people with negative COVID-19 test to enter emirate

* UAE federal government employees to return to work sites on July 5 - news agency

* ADNOC plans maintenance at 370,000 bpd Bab oilfield at end-June

KUWAIT

* Fire west of Kuwait's Mina Abdullah extinguished, no injuries

* Kuwait International Airport to resume commercial flights from Aug 1

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain to pay 50% of wages for private firms hit by coronavirus - BNA

* McLaren arranges $185 mln financing facility with Bahraini bank

OMAN

* BRIEF-Fitch Says Coronavirus Adds To Challenges Facing Omani Banks 

QATAR

* Qatar to further ease coronavirus curbs as infections pass peak 

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

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