Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on January 26

Asian stocks weaken on stimulus worries, dollar holds firm

  
Investors are seen at the Dubai International Financial Market in Dubai, UAE February 7, 2018.

Investors are seen at the Dubai International Financial Market in Dubai, UAE February 7, 2018.

REUTERS/Satish Kumar

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-Asian stocks weaken on stimulus worries, dollar holds firm 

* Oil prices edge lower amid doubts over U.S. stimulus, rising coronavirus cases 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Major markets advance, Dubai leads gains 

* PRECIOUS-Gold gains on lower yields, U.S. stimulus hopes 

* Iran asks Indonesia to explain seizure of tanker accused of illegal oil transfer 

* Israeli cabinet minister heads delegation to Sudan 

* U.S. approves all deals involving Yemen's Houthis for one month 

* Lebanon central bank head says figures in some media about Swiss case 'inflated'

SAUDI ARABIA

* EXCLUSIVE-Saudi Arabia to get 3 mln AstraZeneca shots in about a week from India 

* New Saudi c.bank chief may face monetary strains in investment push 

* APICORP mandates banks for five-year dollar bonds, document shows 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* DP World Signs 20-Year Concession Agreement With Angola 

* Dubai replaces health authority chief as UAE sees surge in COVID-19 cases 

* India's Bank of Baroda Says UAE Cenbank Imposes Sanction of 135.6 Mln Rupees 

* Dubai-based Network International backs DPO deal, shares fall 

KUWAIT

* Kuwait will keep airport at 30% of capacity until further notice 

* Kuwait draft budget foresees narrower deficit for fiscal 2021/22 

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain will likely need further Gulf financial support -Fitch 

QATAR

* Qatar's QNB Acquires Additional Stake In Housing Bank For Trade And Finance 

OMAN

* Oman Electricity Transmission Co hires banks for dollar bonds, document shows 

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

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