Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on March 30

Asia shares mixed as broader worries about U.S. hedge fund default ease

  
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-Asia shares mixed as broader worries about U.S. hedge fund default ease 

* Oil prices slip as focus switches from Suez Canal blockage to OPEC+ supply policy 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai leads major Gulf markets higher 

* China's Iran oil imports seen hitting new high in March, curbing OPEC output options 

* EXCLUSIVE-U.N. team finds Houthis launched Aden airport attack that killed 22 - diplomats 

* Iraq signs agreement with Total for four energy projects

EGYPT

* Suez chaos leaves shipping companies counting the 'lost expenses' cost

* Shipping restarts at Suez Canal after ship refloated- sources, agency

* Egypt's relisting on JP Morgan bond index could attract $4.8 bln, RMB says 

* Egypt's Arab Real Estate Investment FY Profit Rises

* Egypt's SODIC FY Consol Profit Rises

SAUDI ARABIA

* FACTBOX-Saudi Arabia seeks to draw in foreign companies 

* Saudi wants OPEC+ to extend oil cuts into May-June -source 

* Saudi Mawani launches initiative to support shipping lines, secure supply chains 

* Saudi's Nama Chemicals Posts FY Loss 

* MEDIA-HSBC's Saudi unit hires Aldossary as chief investment officer - Bloomberg News 

* Saudi Research And Marketing FY Profit Down 0.2% 

* Saudi Arabia to allow vaccinated fans to attend sports events 

* Bindawood Holding FY Profit Up 6.8% 

* Saudi Aramco Announces Restructuring Of Sadara Chemical Senior Debt Financing 

* ANALYSIS-With stick and carrot, Saudi starts winning over firms in regional race 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Murban crude futures start trading at new ICE, Abu Dhabi exchange 

* UAE's Aldar Says Aldar Investment Announces AED 500 Mln Redevelopment Plan For Yas Mall 

* Abu Dhabi National For Building Materials Board Approves Amortization Of Accumulated Losses 

* Emirates says over 85% of pilots, cabin crew vaccinated against COVID-19 

* UAE launches COVID-19 vaccine production with China's Sinopharm 

* Dubai to develop $1.1 bln energy from waste facility 

* Abu Dhabi Ship Building Accumulated Losses Stand At AED 81.4 Mln 

OMAN

* Oman's Port of Duqm says ships stuck on the Red Sea can offload cargo at the port -tweet 

KUWAIT

* Kuwaiti cabinet approves law to give bonuses to frontline COVID workers 

* Kuwait's Gulf Cable And Electrical Industries Posts Q4 Profit 

* Kuwait's Gulf Investment House Posts Q4 Profit 

* Kuwait's Salbookh Trading Q4 Loss Narrows 

QATAR

* QNB Group Receives "AA" Rating by MSCI ESG Research

* Human Rights Watch calls on Qatar to dismantle male guardianship 

* Qatar's Ooredoo hires banks for dollar bond issue - document

* Mazaya Qatar Real Estate Development FY Profit Falls 

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain's NOGA plans dollar Islamic bonds issuance - document 

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


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