August 5, 2014 / 3:01 AM / 4 years ago

MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - August 5

DUBAI, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch of their accuracy.


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks slip as China service data sours mood

* Oil rebounds as global tensions raise supply disruption fears

* Gold holds steady; strong dollar, fund outflows could weigh

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Emaar boosts Dubai before Q2 results; NBAD drags down Abu Dhabi

* MIDEAST MONEY-Tunisia dinar drop shows momentum for reform

* Israelis, Palestinians set to launch 72-hour truce in monthlong war

* Libya’s new parliament calls for unity as rival militias clash

* Lebanese army advances in border battle with Islamists

* Iraqi PM orders air force to help Kurds fight Islamic State

* UN says tens of thousands flee IS assault in Northern Iraq

* Kurds ask U.S. court to scrap seizure order, allow crude delivery

* SPECIAL REPORT-The doubt at the heart of Iraq’s Sunni “revolution”

* Iraq oil exports reach 2.442 mln bpd in July


* Erdogan dominates Turkey’s uneven presidential race

* Turkish PKK militants urge all Kurds to fight Islamic State

* Turks abroad show little interest in presidential election

* Flow of Iraqi Kurdish oil to Turkish port resumed on Sunday - energy officials

* DFDS exits sales process of Turkish ferry operator

* Turkish Treasury taps 5-year fixed-coupon bond at yield of 9.10 percent

* Turkish CPI rise above f’cast, undermines case for rate cuts


* Egyptian central bank issues extra bonds on strong demand

* Egyptian pound steady at central bank sale and on black market


* Saudi ministry asks for $4 bln annually to spend on labour reform


* Brazil’s Batista to transfer 10.5 pct of miner MMX to Mubadala

* PE firm Ardian in talks to buy over $2 bln stakes from Abu Dhabi -Bloomberg

* Dubai’s Emaar second-qtr net up 29 pct despite dip in local home sales

* BRIEF-Damac Real Estate buys land plot for $513 mln


* Milaha Qatar LNG ship to unload in Belgium Aug. 20 - port


* Brazil’s BRF buys 75 pct of Kuwait frozen-food business

* National Bank of Kuwait says consumer banking head resigns

* Moody’s assigns A3 IFS rating to Al Ahleia Insurance Co. S.A.K.P.


* Zain to launch first Bahraini IPO since 2010 on Sept 2

* Investcorp profit jumps as private equity drives deal flow


* TABLE-Oman June inflation eases to 1.2 pct y/y

* ONIC Holding to consider Ominvest merger at next board meeting (Compiled by Dubai newsroom)

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