Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 19

Abu Dhabi leads major Gulf bourses higher; Egypt falls 

  
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 Sunday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares fall as markets await Fed meeting, taper timeline

* Oil falls as storm-hit U.S. supply trickles back into market

* PRECIOUS-Gold resumes retreat on dollar strength with all eyes on Fed

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Abu Dhabi leads major Gulf bourses higher; Egypt falls 

* Blinken says U.S. to help foster Israel's ties with Arab states

* U.S. issues sanctions tied to supporters of Hezbollah, Iran

* UAE could invest further $1.4 bln in Britain this year, UK trade official says

* Yemen's Houthis execute nine men for involvement in Samad death 

* Iran's petrochemical, fuel sales boom as sanctions hit crude exports 

* Iran's fuel shipments violate Lebanon's sovereignty -PM 

* Algeria's former President Bouteflika dies at 84 

EGYPT

* Suez Canal revenues up 20% year-on-year to $563 million in August - canal authority 

* Egypt keeps interest rates steady for seventh straight time

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia lifts suspension of Brazil meat imports from five plants 

* Saudi Arabia's crude oil exports hit six-month high in July 

* Saudi Telecom's tech business prices IPO at top of range 

* Al Hammadi Approves To Construct New Hospital To Replace Current Al Hammadi Hospital Olaya 

* Theeb Rent A Car Board Proposes H1 Dividend 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE to give conglomerate favourable treatment after local hiring pledge 

* EXCLUSIVE-UAE central bank working to replace interbank rates - sources 

* Abu Dhabi cancels COVID-19 entry testing for UAE travellers 

* UAE rejects European Parliament resolution on human rights as 'incorrect' 

* BP, ADNOC And Masdar To Form Strategic Partnership 

* Alpha Dhabi Holding Acquires Additional 31.5% Of Pure Health Medical Supplies 

* Emirates seeks 3,000 cabin crew as operations ramp up 

* ADQ Enters Into A Definitive Agreement To Acquire Swiss-Based Acino 

QATAR

* Qatar's Ooredoo, CK Hutchison to merge Indonesian telecom 

BAHRAIN

* GFH Submits A Pre-Conditional Voluntary Offer To Board Of KHCB 

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


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