Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 1

Asian shares down on slow-growth fear; dollar stays near three-week low

  
Traders monitor stocks at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade Center.

Traders monitor stocks at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade Center.

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

DUBAI - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Wednesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares down on slow-growth fear; dollar stays near three-week low  

* Oil steady ahead of OPEC+ supply decision 

* PRECIOUS-Gold listless as investors seek direction from U.S. jobs data 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi market shrugs off China data as most Gulf bourses retreat 

* OPEC+ sees tighter oil market until May 2022 

* Syrian army steps up offensive on rebel redoubt in southwestern city 

* Turkey's Erdogan speaks with UAE crown prince over strained ties 

* Lebanon parliament speaker Berri urges government formation this week, "not longer" 

* Iran plans new round of talks with Saudi Arabia -Iranian envoy 

EGYPT

* Egypt's GASC seeks vegoils in tender for Oct 16-Nov 2 arrival 

* Egypt ramps up local vaccine production with eye on exports 

* Egypt's M2 money supply up 17.2% year-on-year in July -central bank 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Eight wounded in Houthi drone strikes on Saudi Abha airport

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE issues decree to increase accountability of ministers, officials

* Dubai's Meraas plans refinancing of $600 mln Islamic bonds - sources 

* BRIEF-Nasdaq Dubai Announces Waiver Of Minimum Execution Fees On Equity Trades 

* UAE top banks' profits set to improve as provisioning eases -Moody's

* Dubai's Emaar considers sale of e-commerce business Namshi -sources 

* Dubai Islamic Bank plans dollar senior sukuk - sources

* BRIEF-ADX Waives Minimum Commission Fee On Trading On All Listed Securities - Statement 

* Abu Dhabi's ADQ withdraws offer to combine ADNH with exhibitions co 

KUWAIT

* Kuwait seeks investors to finance three power projects 

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain's Ahli United Bank hires banks for dollar senior sukuk - document

OMAN

* Oman says only vaccinated travelers to be allowed in - state media 

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


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