Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on May 25

Asia shares track Wall Street higher as inflation worries recede

  
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-Asia shares track Wall Street higher as inflation worries recede  

* Oil steady near week high as prospect of Iran supply glut wanes  

* PRECIOUS-Gold slips on upbeat risk sentiment as inflation fears ebb  

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar falls on broad-based losses; Abu Dhabi gains 

* Middle East Crude-Benchmarks rise on firm Asia demand  

* Lebanon central bank chief says depositors' money safe  

* U.S. says primary focus on lasting Gaza ceasefire, aid; too early for peace talks  

* Syria's election holds few surprises after years of war  

* Scion of a dynasty, Assad rules over shattered Syria  

* Israeli businesses lost $368 million during Gaza fighting  

* ANALYSIS-Khamenei's election agenda may slow revival of Iran nuclear deal  

* Iran and IAEA extend monitoring deal, averting crisis in nuclear talks  

* Sudan declares state of emergency in coastal state after tribal violence  

* Veteran Mossad operative named Israeli spy agency's new chief  

EGYPT

* Egypt's Sisi, Biden discuss Gaza cease-fire, reconstruction  

* Egypt's GASC buys 240,000 tonnes of Romanian wheat 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi-led coalition destroys marine mine by Yemen's Houthis in Red Sea -state TV  

* Saudi-led coalition in Yemen foils Houthi attack south of Red Sea - state media 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE's ADNOC plans 'world-scale' blue ammonia project  

* Emirates warns Boeing it will refuse 777x jets if they don't meet commitments  

* Emirates says to work closer with flydubai, not merging 

* Emirates performing better than expected, president says 

* Australia's Zip snaps up 'buy now, pay later' firms in Europe, Middle East  

OMAN

* Omanis protest unemployment in a rare show of discontent  

* Oman Arab Bank prepares for perpetual dollar bonds issue -document 

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


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