Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on August 1

Abu Dhabi hits record high, major Gulf bourses gain

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stocks slip, dollar has worst week in almost two months

* Oil climbs, notches fourth monthly gain on growing demand

* PRECIOUS-Gold retreats as firmer dollar halts Fed-inspired rally

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Abu Dhabi hits record high, major Gulf bourses gain

* Tunisian president says he will not become a dictator after MP arrest

* EU adopts legal framework for Lebanon sanctions 

* Israel blames Iran for attack on tanker off Oman that killed two

EGYPT

* Egypt's GASC says seeking wheat in tender for Sept 24-Oct 4 shipment 

SAUDI ARABIA

* TABLE-Saudi money supply increase in June 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* BRIEF-Dubai Financial Market Q2 Profit Falls 

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


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