MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – Aug 21 | Reuters – Reuters

Aug 21 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-Stocks fall in light trading as dollar
rises on Fed hike bets

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Petchems support Saudi, Qatar retreats
after surge on FTSE

* Oil posts strong weekly gains; analysts say rally

* Gold down over 1 pct on U.S. Fed rate hike views

* Twenty-two killed, 94 injured in bomb attack of Turkish

* Tens of thousands of Yemenis rally to support Houthi-led

* Abandoned in Saudi desert camps, migrant workers won’t
leave without pay

* Russian cruise missiles target Syria

* U.S. withdraws staff from Saudi Arabia dedicated to Yemen

* Turkey takes aim at bank inspectors and financing in
latest purge

* Four killed in Palestinian police arrest raid in West Bank

* Turkey to take more active role on Syria in next six
months, PM says

* Kurds vs Syrian army battle intensifies, complicating
multi-fronted war

* U.S. to send delegation to Turkey for Gulen probe:

* Turkish parliament approves deal ending rift with Israel

* In Egypt, IMF deal brings austerity few can afford

* Coalition jets scrambled to defend U.S. forces from Syrian

* Turkish ministers at odds over prospects for meeting
economic growth goal

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* US says support to Saudi’s Yemen campaign modest, no blank

* SWFs pull $16.2 bln from external managers in Q2 as
selling accelerates

* JPMorgan adds sukuk to emerging markets indices

* U.S. says payment to Iran used as leverage for prisoners’


* Egypt to receive $2 bln deposit from Saudi Arabia

* Egypt taps JPMorgan, BNP Paribas, Natixis and Citi to
manage bond issuance


* Saudi to let foreign institutions buy shares in IPOs

* BREAKINGVIEWS-Saudi building bust may demolish prince’s

* Saudi-led coalition says it regrets MSF decision to
evacuate staff from Yemen

* Kerry to travel to Kenya, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia

* Saudi crude oil exports rises in June -JODI


* Abu Dhabi’s NBAD to launch MidEast’s first green bond

* Dubai’s DP World says delaying Jebel Ali port expansion

* TABLE-UAE central bank foreign assets edge up in July

* Islamic finance body IILM auctions first four-month sukuk


* Qatar Airways plane makes emergency landing in Istanbul
after possible bird strike

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom)

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