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MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - March 23

  • 23 March, 2015

DUBAI, March 23 (Reuters) - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Monday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch of their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fuelled by Wall St's rise on weaker dollar MKTS/GLOB

* Oil prices drop after Saudi Arabia says it will not cut output alone O/R

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi Arabia extends rebound; Arabtec dampens Dubai ID:nL6N0WO0BH

* PRECIOUS-Gold extends gains into 4th session on weaker dollar ID:nL3N0WP06P

* UN says Yemen conflict could become "Iraq-Libya-Syria" scenario ID:nL2N0WO0J3

* Israel reaches out to France before resumption of Iran nuclear talks ID:nL6N0WO0CK

* ADB steps up Islamic finance efforts, eyes infrastructure ID:nL6N0WM008

* APICORP says signs $950 mln Islamic loan to fund investments ID:nL6N0WO03C

* HSBC Asset Management buying bonds of commodity exporters, Russia, Brazil ID:nL6N0WO03E

* Houthis seize strategic Yemeni city, escalating power struggle ID:nL6N0WO07A

* Tunisian forces hunt for third museum attack suspect ID:nL6N0WO0AL


EGYPT

* National Bank of Egypt to issue dollar bond by end of June-CEO ID:nL6N0WO0MZ

* Egyptian pound steady on official market, weaker on black market ID:nL6N0WO07U


UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Moody's puts on review for upgrade repacks of ENBD Asset Finance Company No.1 Limited ID:nMDY72KyKT

* Dubai's DHCOG 2014 profit rises 42 pct, still eyes telco sales ID:nL6N0WO0A6

* UAE's Ajman Bank agrees $155 mln syndicated Islamic loan ID:nL6N0WO0BU


SAUDI ARABIA

* OPEC won't bear burden of propping up oil price - Saudi minister ID:nL6N0WO0BZ

* Saudi Arabia's OPEC governor: hard to reach $100-120 oil again ID:nL6N0WO03I


QATAR

* Qatar fin min: prioritising health, education, transport projects ID:nL6N0WO022


KUWAIT

* Kuveyt Turk preps July launch of Germany's first Islamic bank ID:nL6N0WO0UW

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain Q4 GDP growth eases to 4.0 pct y/y ID:nL6N0WO07Y

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom) ((dubai.newsroom@reuters.com))

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