Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on June 20

Dubai bourse gains, major Gulf markets fall

  
A woman uses her mobile at Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates September 16, 2019.

A woman uses her mobile at Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates September 16, 2019.

REUTERS/Christopher Pike

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-Fed update weighs down Wall Street, adds fuel to the dollar

* Oil gains on OPEC outlook that U.S. output growth will slow

* PRECIOUS-Gold heads for worst week in over a year after Fed blow

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai bourse gains, major Gulf markets fall

* Khamenei protege wins Iran election amid low turnout 

* EXCLUSIVE-OPEC told to expect limited U.S. oil output growth, for now - sources 

* Palestinians cancel deal for near-expired COVID vaccines from Israel 

* Parties to Iran nuclear deal to meet on Sunday - EU

* Israel says Iran's Raisi extreme, committed to nuclear programme 

* As Iran veers right, ties with Gulf Arabs may hinge on nuclear pact 

EGYPT

* Egypt's GASC seeks vegoils for arrival Sept. 5-30 in international tender 

* Egypt's central bank keeps key interest rates unchanged 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi air defences intercept 17 Houthi armed drones - state TV 

* EIG-led consortium closes $12.4 bln Aramco pipelines deal 

* Saudi Arabia's April crude exports slip to 10-month low 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Dubai airport terminal 1 to reopen this week, operator says 

* UAE to suspend entry from three countries, Dubai updates travel protocols 

QATAR

* Qatar foreign minister: no tangible progress on Afghanistan yet 

* BRIEF-Fitch Says Affirms Qatar At 'AA-'; Outlook Stable 

* Qatar emir appoints new justice minister in limited govt reshuffle 

KUWAIT

* Kuwait to allow entry of fully vaccinated non-citizens from Aug. 1 

OMAN

* Oman to reimpose nightly curfew following spike in COVID-19 cases 

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


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