Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on April 11

Oil falls, ends week about 2% lower on supply increase, new lockdowns

  
Clocks showing the time in different cities of the world are pictured at the stock market, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 5, 2020.

Clocks showing the time in different cities of the world are pictured at the stock market, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 5, 2020.

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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-S&P 500, Dow scale new heights, Treasury yields rise on strong inflation data

* Oil falls, ends week about 2% lower on supply increase, new lockdowns

* Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drone - state media

* PRECIOUS-Gold slips on buoyant bond yields; set for weekly gain

* ANALYSIS-Lebanon's woes push it to fringes of global finance system

* Libya launches COVID-19 vaccination drive after delays 

* Iran appeals to CAS over Bahrain hub for World Cup qualifiers

* Iran launches advanced uranium enriching machines to mark nuclear day

* Iran orders 10-day shutdown amid 4th wave of coronavirus pandemic 

* U.S., Iran clash on sanctions; U.S. sees possible 'impasse'

* U.N. atomic watchdog reports new Iranian breach of nuclear deal 

* Iran frees S.Korean ship, captain after promise to help with frozen funds 

* Let us rebuild Beirut's port in less than three years, says France's CMA CGM

* Tunisia's reduces overnight curfew after president's Ramadan request

* INSIGHT-The sudden visit to COVID victims' families that sparked Jordan's royal rift

* Jordanian former minister remains in detention - state news agency

* Israel to tell ICC it does not recognise court's authority

EGYPT

* Uganda says it has signed security agreement with Egypt amid tensions over Ethiopia dam 

* Egypt, Sudan reject Ethiopian proposal for data sharing on Renaissance dam 

* Egypt's headline inflation steady at 4.5% in March 

* Turkish, Egyptian ministers hold first call since Ankara's push to repair ties 

* Egypt, Ukraine under review for inclusion in JPMorgan's GBI-EM indexes 

* Egypt to produce up to 80 mln Sinovac vaccine doses annually- minister 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia completes privatisation of Third Milling Company

* ANALYSIS-Saudi $7 trillion investment goal puts spotlight on oil prices 

* Saudi Jeddah Islamic port halts maritime traffic due to wind speed - SPA 

* Saudi Arabia executes three soldiers sentenced for 'high treason'

* Aramco agrees $12.4 bln deal to sell stake in pipelines

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Japan, UAE to collaborate on hydrogen technology, supply chain 

* EXCLUSIVE-Abu Dhabi oil giant ADNOC considers IPO of drilling business - sources 

* UAE appoints new central bank board members -WAM 

* NMC Health on track to exit ADGM administration in first half 

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain due to start drilling wells in new shale oilfield at end 2022 - document

OMAN

* Oman to boost VAT exemptions, hike subsidies 

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

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