MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - May 21

Wed May 20, 2015 11:00pm EDT
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DUBAI May 21 (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 tread water, dollar holds gains after Fed minutes

* Oil prices inch up, but stay within range

* PRECIOUS-Gold steady above $1,200 as June rate hike prospects dim

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil weighs on Saudi petchems; Egypt pulls back after rally

* MIDEAST MONEY-With oil cheap, public pressure grows on Gulf sovereign funds

* MIDEAST DEBT-Gulf banks increase lending footprints in Asia, Africa

* Islamic State seizes ancient Palmyra city from Syrian forces   Continued...