MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil buoys Gulf markets; Dubai, Saudi hit 2015 highs

April 26, 2015 2:08 PM

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DUBAI, April 26 (Reuters) - Most major Gulf stock markets, led by Dubai, rose on Sunday after the Brent oil price hit a 4-1/2-month high, while the bourse of energy importer Egypt closed in the red.

Brent crude climbed to $65.80 a barrel on Friday because of continued fighting in Yemen and, although U.S. crude fell on concerns about another upcoming stock build, both benchmarks posted weekly gains.

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