News Oil levels up at Wednesday’s settlement    Gold ends down on Wednesday   Italy unlikely to commit to new 2020 deficit target–Report MSCI’s upgrade of Kuwait may lure $2.2bn investments – Report Trump urges Fed cut interest rates US oil stockpiles drop 12.8m barrels; prices surge Trump vows ‘substantial’ China tariffs if no deal reached US goods trade deficit widens in May Boursa Kuwait closes Wednesday lower unlike forecasts US durable goods orders drop in May Ireland’s C.bank imposes $1.8m fine one JP Morgan’s unit World trade stumbles in April on US-Sino conflict US poised to postpone additional China tariffs – Report Oil could hit $30 pb if China devalues yuan–BAML Fed to scrutinise ‘carefully’ Facebook’s digital coin Saudi Crown Prince opens S. Korean S-Oil refinery Wednesday Gold drops as Fed plays down rate-cut hopes Al Mal Investment to pay Saudi authority SAR 22.5m Oil rallies on big stockpile draw, US-Iran tensions Boursa Kuwait’s indices open Wednesday mixed - Capital Markets Authority Announcement Companies suspended from trading Oil settles higher on Tuesday   Gold ends near stability Tuesday Kuwaiti C. bank issues KWD 200m bonds Kuwaiti C. Bank approves Burgan Bank’s $500m securities SICO Bank sets FV of Alafco with overweight recommendation UK auto industry warns against abrupt no-deal Brexit US consumer sentiment hits 2-yr trough in June US new house sales drop for second month Al Imtiaz Investment likely to record 79% leap in H1 profits – Analyst AbbVie to acquire Allergan for $63bn Brexit uncertainty will not hit tech investment– UK Trade Secretary Trump privately discusses ending post-war US-Japan defence pact–Report UK retail sales drop at fastest pace since financial crisis Boursa Kuwait in green at Tuesday’s close China Mobile plans to establish $4bn 5G tech fund ALMUTAHED - Material Information Disclosure Appointment of General Manager- Treasury Boris Johnson warns EU against ‘Napoleonic’ tariffs US new sanctions on Iran herald end to diplomacy–Tehran MEZZAN - Material Information Disclosure from Mezzan on entering a Shares Purchase Agreement (SPA) for the acquisition of 66.994% stake in Kuwaiti Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries Company KSCC KSPICO No-deal Brexit to get parliamentary support – Boris Johnson G20’s new trade barriers to crimp global economy–WTO AUB - Board of Directors Meeting 29/07/2019 Kuwait crude oil down 23 cents on Monday – KPC Dallas Fed head urges ‘additional time’ on rate cuts Gold prices head for new peaks beyond six-yr high Oil declines amid demand jitters, but ME tensions offer support Boursa Kuwait opens Tuesday higher AUB - Disclosure regarding an unusual trades in Ahli United Bank B.S.C. shares on 24 June 2019