Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on March 2

Asian shares perk up as calmer bonds ease jitters

  
An Emirates NBD counter is seen as traders monitor stocks at the Dubai Financial Market at Dubai World Trade Center, February 2, 2012. Image for illustrative purposes.

An Emirates NBD counter is seen as traders monitor stocks at the Dubai Financial Market at Dubai World Trade Center, February 2, 2012. Image for illustrative purposes.

REUTERS/Mohamed Al-Sayaghi

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 perk up as calmer bonds ease jitters 

* Oil extends losses on worry over possible supply increase from OPEC

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Moody's forecast lifts Qatari banks 

* PRECIOUS-Firm U.S. dollar, elevated yields push gold prices to 8-1/2-month low 

* Treasury deputy nominee vows to enforce U.S. sanctions on Iran

* Turkey emerges from COVID-19-hit 2020 with 1.8% economic growth 

* Netanyahu blames Iran for blast on Israeli-owned ship which Tehran denies

* Lebanon banking commission to assess if lenders met capital target - governor 

* U.N. says disappointing $1.7 bln pledged for Yemen, impossible to avert famine 

* Europeans push IAEA Iran resolution despite warnings by Russia, Tehran 

* Iran insists U.S. lift sanctions first to revive nuclear deal talks 

* Iraq's oil exports rise to 2.96 mln bpd in February, says ministry

EGYPT

* Egypt has enough sugar reserves for 10 months - official 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Military projectile fell in Saudi Arabia's Jazan, injured five civilians -SPA 

* U.S. focused on 'future conduct' of Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi sanctions, spokesman says 

* Saudi U.N. envoy: U.S. report on Khashoggi does not prove accusations 

* U.S. failure to sanction prince for Khashoggi killing 'dangerous' - U.N. expert 

* Predicting growth, Saudi's Ma'aden to boost fertiliser capacity 

* Saudia plans to order 70 Airbus, Boeing jets -report 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Abu Dhabi's ADQ assets estimated at $110 billion 

* BRIEF-Gulf Capital Exits Its Investment In ECDC Holding Corp 

* UAE healthcare firm Amanat buys long-term care firm Cambridge for $232 mln 

* BRIEF-Gulf Marine Services Says Extension For Improved Terms For Debt Structure 

* Dubai GDP to return to pre-crisis levels only in 2023 - S&P 

QATAR

* BRIEF-Moody's Says Qatari Banks Profits Resilient For 2021 

KUWAIT

* Kuwaiti cabinet proposes new amendments to debt law, MP says 

BAHRAIN

* China's Tencent Cloud to open datacentre in Bahrain 

OMAN

* Oman orders partial commercial shutdown from March 4-20, state TV 

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


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