MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – April 28 – Reuters

6 months ago Comments Off on MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – April 28 – Reuters

DUBAI, April 28 Here are some factors that may
affect Middle East stock markets on Thursday. Reuters has not
verified the press reports and does not vouch for their


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares, FX rise after Fed; oil eyed

* Crude oil prices take a breather after hitting 2016 highs

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Petrochemicals lift Saudi, rest of region

* Gold dips as dollar rises; US rate hike in June remains a

* U.N. mediator on Syria issues document on political

* Egyptian migrants killed in clash with Libyan smugglers –

* Iraq bans Al Jazeera network over coverage

* Turkey’s PM: new constitution will keep principle of

* Trading company in oil shipment for Libya’s eastern NOC
says cargo legitimate

* Turkish conglomerates race into construction, hunting
quick profits

* Tunisia plans to issue $500 mln bond within weeks –
government sources

* Iran’s Supreme Leader says U.S. lifted sanctions only on

* Starwood Hotels & Resorts targets 100 hotels in middle
east by 2020

* Fitch: Rising Sovereign Risk from Foreign-Currency Debt in


* POLL-Egypt central bank seen holding interest rates steady
on Thursday

* Egypt buys 99,646 tonnes of local wheat since start of


* Saudi riyal peg pressure eases, but not gone

* Saudis open new phase in Asia oil market turf war with
China spot sale

* Saudi Aramco sets financing plans for industrial push

* Saudi’s Flynas to decide on Boeing vs Airbus order by
early June


* DME lists first-ever Mideast oil product futures contracts

* Abu Dhabi bank trio hurt by bad loans amid weak economy

* Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala planning bond issue soon,
picks banks – sources

* Etihad Airways reports $103 million profit for 2015

* Dubai Islamic Bank Q1 net attributable profit rises 7.2


* Qatar’s Barwa Real Estate Q1 profit falls 80 pct

* Qatar said to seek more influential role at
crisis-stricken VW-Bloomberg

* Qatar Airways urges Airbus to resolve A350 ‘issues’

* Qatar reduces local diesel fuel price by 7 pct

* Qatar National Bank investigating alleged data hack

* Qatar telecom group Ooredoo first-quarter profit up 75 pct


* Kuwait’s Boubyan Bank to meet investors ahead of potential
Tier 1 sukuk – leads

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom)

MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – April 28 – Reuters}