Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on January 12

Asia shares mostly lower amid rising coronavirus cases, Washington turmoil

  
An investor (L) gestures to an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 24, 2010.

An investor (L) gestures to an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 24, 2010.

REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares mostly lower amid rising coronavirus cases, Washington turmoil  

* Oil prices sapped by rising virus cases; anticipated drop in U.S. inventory stems losses  

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Major markets gain as non-oil sector stocks shine  

* PRECIOUS-Gold gains as stocks dip on Washington worries, rising virus cases  

* U.S. to designate Yemen's Houthi movement as foreign terrorist group  

* Middle East Crude-Benchmarks edge higher; oil producers raise Feb OSPs  

EGYPT

* Egypt’s GASC seeking wheat for Feb 18- March 5 

* Egypt has strategic wheat reserves sufficient for five months, cabinet says 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Families reunite as Qatar-Saudi flights resume after rift  

* Saudi Central Bank Sets Minimum Capital Of 5 Mln Riyals For Debt Crowdfunding Activities  

* Credit Suisse expands Saudi operations after securing banking license  

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UK removed UAE from travel corridors list amid increase in COVID-19 cases  

* United Arab Emirates Raised Gold Holdings in November 2020-IMF  

* Creditors consider action against Air Seychelles in Etihad debt saga  

* Emirates Airline Expands Its Operations In The Americas  

* Dubai Aerospace Enterprise hires banks for dollar bonds - document  

* Dubai non-oil sector returns to modest growth in Dec - PMI  

OMAN

* Oman to get first crown prince in constitution overhaul  

* Oman raising up to $2 bln loan with mostly regional banks - sources  

KUWAIT

* NBK Capital says 2021 could be best year for Mideast private equity investments 

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


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