Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 16

SectorFinancial Markets
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

DUBAI - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Wednesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks cheer upbeat data but temper appetite ahead of Fed  * Oil gains as hurricane shuts U.S. output, stockpiles fall  * MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi outperforms Gulf bourses, Egypt extends losses  * PRECIOUS-Gold steady as markets eye outcome of U.S. Fed meet  * UAE official says Israel accord should dispel doubts over F-35 sale  * West urges S.Arabia to release women activists, prosecute Khashoggi killers * After UAE and Bahrain deals, is Saudi Arabia softening its stance on Israel  EGYPT* Egypt’s GASC seeking wheat for Nov. 10-20 shipment  SAUDI ARABIA* EXCLUSIVE-Saudi Arabia's STC asks banks to pitch for subsidiary IPO -sources  ...read more...