MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - April 20

Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:01am GMT

DUBAI, April 20 (Reuters) - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Thursday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks erase early losses on bargain hunting

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Cement companies hold back Saudi index, Dubai's Arabtec shines

* Oil prices claw back ground after sharp drop, buoyed by US crude stock dip

* PRECIOUS-Gold steady on geopolitical worries amid firmer dollar

* Middle East Crude-Medium grades slip into wider discounts

* Tillerson accuses Iran of 'alarming provocations' as U.S. reviews policy

* Morocco central bank says currency changes set for 2nd half 2017 -statement   Continued...

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