MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - May 17

Wed May 17, 2017 4:05am GMT

DUBAI May 17 (Reuters) - 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.


* GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures, dollar fall on rising concerns on Trump

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt's EFG, TMGH diverge on MSCI changes; Gulf firm with oil at $52

* Oil drops on rising US crude inventories, defies expected supply cut extension

* PRECIOUS-Gold hits 2-wk high on Trump concerns, weaker US housing data

* Middle East Crude-Oman hits over 1-mth high; Shell buys Qatar Marine

* U.S., Turkish leaders put best face on ties amid tensions

* Arab Bank settlement over attacks may hit snag in U.S. appeals court   Continued...

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