Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on February 10

Asian stocks hit record high, as earnings, stimulus boost recovery hopes

  
Traders react during the opening of the Dubai stock market June 26, 2016. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Traders react during the opening of the Dubai stock market June 26, 2016. Image used for illustrative purpose.

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks hit record high, as earnings, stimulus boost recovery hopes  

* Oil prices extend rally after surprise fall in U.S. stocks  

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf markets up in line with global stocks  

* PRECIOUS-Gold firms on faltering dollar, stimulus hopes 

* Delay in currency reform puts donor support for Sudan at risk 

* Rival factions agree on procedures for Palestinian elections -statement 

* Egypt opens Rafah crossing with Gaza until further notice- sources 

* After Blinken remarks, Netanyahu says Golan will always be Israel's 

* More than 97% of recent COVID deaths in Israel were people who weren't vaccinated, PM says 

* To lift lockdown gloom, Israelis keep calm and carry on screaming 

* Iran's spy chief says Tehran could seek nuclear arms if 'cornered' by West 

* Qatar envoy: Lebanese leaders must form government to get aid 

EGYPT

* Egypt's GASC says seeking vegetable oils in tender on Thursday for arrival March 16-April 5 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi PIF invests in NBK Capital Partners' shariah credit fund 

* Saudi appeals court rejects rights activist claim she was tortured in jail, family says 

* Saudi Arabia's biggest lender NCB posts little change in 2020 profit 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Four years into voyage and metres from land, tanker crew still stuck aboard 

* Top UAE bank FAB raises 750 million with first euro-denominated bond 

* INSIGHT-Deserted debts stir disquiet in the mysterious world of Dubai Inc 

* Banks reduce usage of UAE central bank stimulus package, governor says 

* Bharat Biotech likely to export its COVID-19 vaccine to Brazil, UAE by end of the week 

* Dubai non-oil private sector grows at marginal pace in January -PMI 

* ADNOC natgas pipeline investors Galaxy raise nearly $4 bln via bonds 

* UAE's Hope Probe enters orbit in first Arab Mars mission 

QATAR

* Qatar Petroleum signs deal for mega-LNG expansion 

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


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