August 27, 2017 / 3:26 AM / a year ago

MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - August 27

DUBAI, Aug 27 (Reuters) - 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.


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro jumps, bonds slips after Yellen, Draghi speak

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Most bourses lose steam as retail investors book profits

* Oil rises as dollar drops, U.S. Gulf Coast braces for hurricane

* PRECIOUS-Gold rises after Yellen speech; investors await Draghi

* Middle East Crude-Benchmarks rise as demand stays firm

* Yemen air raid kills at least 12, including six children

* Nuclear inspectors should have access to Iran military bases - Haley

* Iraq faces resistance from Asian buyers on “ambitious” oil price change

* U.S.-backed forces to attack Syria’s Deir al-Zor soon: SDF official

* Turkish PM says further U.S. support to Kurdish YPG will cause problems -NTV

* Saudi cleric condemns inter-Muslim conflict ahead of pilgrimage

* Trump calls Egypt’s Sisi, says keen to overcome obstacles

* Turkey will never be EU member under Erdogan-Germany’s Gabriel

* Islamic State’s stronghold Tal Afar about to fall -Iraqi military

* U.S. Black Hawk helicopter crashes off Yemen, one service member missing


* INTERVIEW-Egypt’s Carbon Holdings aims to start building Tahrir petrochemicals project by June

* Egypt extends imposed tariffs on fish exports for one year

* Egyptian students produce fuel from used car tyres

* Egypt’s GASC buys 35,000 tonnes of soyoil

* Egypt’s GASC gets offers in soyoil, sunoil tenders

* Average yields fall on Egypt’s six-month, one-year T-bills


* Saudi Telecom frontrunner for Turk Telekom stake -sources

* Saudi Arabia signs cooperation deals with China on nuclear energy

* Saudi-led force admits strike in Yemen’s capital hit civilians

* UN demands independent inquiry into Saudi-led strike on Yemen hotel

* Saudi Arabia aims to exceed renewable energy target

* TABLE-Saudi money supply increase in July

* Saudi foreign reserves resume falling in July

* Saudi Arabia’s new airline to target young, tech-savvy travellers

* INTERVIEW-Saudi to open health, education sectors to full foreign ownership

* Saudi Aramco, SABIC launch bidding at key chemical project

* Saudis may seek funding in Chinese yuan

* Saudi Arabia, China plan joint $20 billion investment fund


* Thailand’s ex-PM Yingluck flees to Dubai - senior party members

* Australia’s Qantas firms up plans for world’s longest commercial flight

* Dubai’s DP World reports flat half-year profit


* Qatar says five suspects in news agency hacking detained in Turkey

* EXCLUSIVE-Russia sanctions disrupt Italian bank’s 5 billion euro loan deal

* Qatar orders closure of Chadian embassy, gives diplomats 72 hours to leave

* Qatar enacts law to protect foreign domestic workers

* Sluggish July imports in Qatar show sanctions still hurting economy

* Sri Lanka raises $550 mln more via 3-yr syndicated loan

* Qatar banks seek Asian, European funding as diplomatic crisis bites


* Omantel buys nearly 10 percent of Kuwait’s Zain Group (Compiled by Dubai Newsroom)

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