Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on December 28

Global shares edge up on news Trump signs aid bill

An investor uses his mobile phone at the Dubai Financial Market.

An investor uses his mobile phone at the Dubai Financial Market.

REUTERS/Mosab Omar

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


* GLOBAL MARKETS-GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares edge up on news Trump signs aid bill  

* Oil edges higher after Brexit deal, gains capped by pandemic  

* Gulf Arab ministers discuss steps to resolve diplomatic dispute  


* Egypt expects wheat prices to stabilise  

* Egypt's gas production to increase by 15% in 2020/21 -report  

* B Investments Holding Signs Agreement To Sell 20% Of Its Stake In Total Egypt  

* Alexandria National Co For Financial Investment Gets Purchase Offer For 84.99% Of Capital 


* Saudi Arabia extends entry ban on coronavirus variant fears - state news agency 

* Sipchem Unit International Polymers Co Signs SAR 700 Mln Facility Agreement 

* Saudi Arabia makes four oil and gas discoveries -state news agency 


* ADNOC Distribution Intends To Acquire Fuel Distribution Assets In Saudi

* UAE president forms new Abu Dhabi Supreme Council 

* Dubai ruler approves $15.5 bln budget for 2021 as economic recovery seen 

* Emirates Announces Several Key Movements And Rotations To Commercial Team 


* ALAFCO, Volaris Airlines Sign Two Agreements 

* Kuwait's AMWAL Board Approves Sale Of Investments In Al Shamel International Holding And Seventies 


* Oman to reopen borders on December 29 - government tweet 

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom) ((dubai.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))

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