UPDATE 2-MIDEAST STOCKS-Strong oil supports Saudi Arabia; Egypt slips

April 26, 2015 8:56 AM

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DUBAI, April 26 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's stock market rose in early trade on Sunday, supported by stronger oil prices, while Egypt's bourse edged down.

Brent crude hit a 4-1/2-month high of $65.80 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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