MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - April 17

Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:22am GMT

DUBAI, April 17 (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 for their accuracy.


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, dollar under pressure after soft U.S. data

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi banks down on 9/11 lawsuit, real estate weighs on Abu Dhabi

* Oil down slightly in subdued trade after failed North Korean missile test

* PRECIOUS-Gold hits 5-month peak on rising geopolitical worries

* Turkey's Erdogan declares referendum victory, opponents plan challenge

* Iraqi police accuse IS of chemical weapons attack in Mosul

* Iraq says to import wheat and rice through direct contracts   Continued...

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