MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – Aug 23 – Reuters

Aug 23 Here are some factors that may affect
Middle East stock markets on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified
the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks edge up, dollar dips as markets
await Fed clues

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Region hit by lower oil, Fed worries;
Dubai’s DSI sinks

* Oil prices fall as analysts say market still oversupplied

* Gold steady as markets await U.S. rate hike clues

* Russia says future use of Iran air base depends on Syria

* British contractor killed in mine-filled Iraqi city

* Egypt wheat commission submits corruption report amid
calls for minister to resign

* UAE to provide Egypt central bank with 6-year, $1 bln

* Egypt central bank sells 651.9 million euros in T-bills

* In Egypt, IMF deal brings austerity few can afford

* Iran says will open new chapter in relations with Cuba

* Iran to start using new oil and gas contract

* Arms sales to Saudi “illicit” due to civilian deaths in

* Iraq’s new oil minister sticks by demand to review foreign


* EXCLUSIVE-Dubai’s Drake & Scull to review business, seek
new investors

* Dubai’s Nakheel says has finished $16 billion recovery
from crisis


* Saudi annual inflation slips to 3.8 pct in July

* Saudi Arabia to discuss energy cooperation with China,
Japan – SPA

* Saudi’s Sipchem says production back to normal


* Kuwait May bank lending growth slows to 6.5 pct


* Bahrain’s GFH says may buy control of Bank Al Khair

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom)

MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – Aug 23 – Reuters}

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