Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on February 8

Asian shares, oil buoyant on economic revival hopes

  
An investor looks at stock information in front of an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market March 21, 2010.

An investor looks at stock information in front of an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market March 21, 2010.

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares, oil buoyant on economic revival hopes

* Brent approaches $60/bbl as supply cuts, stimulus hopes lift prices 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi leads most Gulf markets higher; Dubai index dips 

* PRECIOUS-Gold eases on higher Treasury yields, rebounding dollar 

* Iran takes 'final' stance on nuclear deal, says U.S. must lift sanctions before Tehran rejoins 

* U.N. envoy Griffiths in Iran for first time to discuss Yemen crisis - TV 

* Yemen government appoints Ernst & Young to audit central bank -statement

* Bank of Israel buys $6.8 bln of forex in Jan, reserves jump to new record 

EGYPT

* CEO of Egypt's Juhayna detained, share price tumbles 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi-led coalition says intercepted four Houthi armed drones 

* BRIEF-Bank Albilad Appoints Nasser Bin Muhammad Al-Subaie As Chairman 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE temporarily restricts COVID-19 vaccinations to elderly, chronic diseases 

* BRIEF-ADX Reduces Transaction Fees On Trading Activities By More Than 22% Starting February 14 

* BRIEF-ECI Partners With UAE International Investors Council To Support Emirati Investments Abroad 

* BRIEF-EGA, Mubadala And Dubal Holding Fire Up Power Plant With Siemens Energy H-Class Gas Turbine 

QATAR

* BRIEF-Qatar's Nakilat FY Profit Rises 

* BRIEF-Qatar Petroleum to sign North Field LNG expansion deals on Feb 8 

KUWAIT

* Non-Kuwaitis barred from entering country - civil aviation 

* BRIEF-Agility And Shipa Launch GCC Cross-Border Express Road Freight 

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


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