April 12, 2016 / 4:06 AM / 2 years ago

MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - April 12

DUBAI, April 12 (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 for their accuracy.


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Japan leads Asia stocks higher, oil buoyant as dollar sags

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf bourses mixed; Egypt corrects as locals dump shares

* Oil prices dip but hold above $40 ahead of producer meeting

* Gold at 3-wk high as dollar struggles amid US rate outlook

* Turkish cabinet approves deputy governor Cetinkaya as next central bank chief

* Yemen truce strained by reports of air strikes and fighting

* U.S. planemaker Boeing discusses sales in Iran

* British banks seen holding back Iran trade due to fear of U.S. penalties

* Iraq’s parliament to block PM’s technocrat cabinet - MPs

* Iran says Russia delivers first part of S-300 defence system


* Egyptians outraged at plan to transfer Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

* Egypt’s GASC says seeks wheat for May 21-31 shipment

* U.N. experts decry Egypt’s crackdown on NGOs and human rights

* Egypt’s ex-agriculture minister sentenced to 10 yrs for corruption

* Saudi Arabia to supply Egypt with 700,000 tonnes of petroleum products a month


* TABLE-Saudi January imports fall 6.7 pct, non-oil exports -22.2 pct

* Saudi Binladin Group taps Morgan Stanley’s Froehlich as CFO - WSJ

* Banque Saudi Fransi beats estimates with 2.7 pct Q1 net profit gain

* Saudi’s Alinma Bank Q1 net profit rises 13.7 pct, beats estimates

* M.Stanley hires Alangari as Saudi investment banking head

* Saudi Kayan restarts ethylene glycol/oxide ethylene plant after maintenance


* Abu Dhabi’s IPIC talking to banks for potential bond sale -sources

* UAE developer Aldar launches 6 bln dirham villas project

* Mystery deepens over $3.5 bln Malaysia’s 1MDB sent to BVI entity


* Qatar Q4 GDP growth edges up to 4.0 pct y/y


* Kuwait oil and gas workers to go on strike from Sunday -union (Compiled by Dubai newsroom)

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