MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – April 4 – Reuters

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DUBAI, April 4 Here are some factors that may
affect Middle East stock markets on Monday. Reuters has not
verified the press reports and does not vouch for their


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares firm after U.S. jobs, dollar

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets retreat as oil tumbles again;
Egypt ends flat

* Oil prices fall on dimming prospect of output restraint

* Gold extends losses after robust U.S. jobs report

* Yemeni president sacks prime minister, appoints new senior
team – state media

* Syrian forces seize Islamic State-held town near Palmyra

* Iraqi Kurdish oil exports to Turkey slip in March
-Kurdistan Regional Government

* Iran oil, gas condensate exports reach 2 mbpd – Shana


* Egypt’s yields on 91-day, 273-day T-bills drop at auction

* Egypt’s exchange bureaus investigated for hoarding dollars

* Egypt’s Oriental Weavers to issue dividend of 0.5 pounds
per share


* Saudi’s SABIC says starts trial operations at new rubber

* Saudi miner Ma’aden says commercial output starts at gold

* Saudi’s Tasnee says ilmenite project to start production
in H1 2017

* Saudi’s Bahri says secures 1.43 bln riyal Islamic loan for
five VLCCs


* Qatari-owned Valentino offers $569 mln for Pierre Balmain
– Les Echos


* Kuwait says hopes for OPEC, non-OPEC oil coordination

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom)

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