Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on November 11

Stocks up as vaccine shields against second-wave worries

  
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 Wednesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks up as vaccine shields against second-wave worries 

* Oil gains after stockpile draw amid hopes for coronavirus vaccine

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets rally on vaccine optimism, oil price rise

* PRECIOUS-Gold firms on softer dollar, concerns over rising virus cases

* Israel's Peregrine launches $300 mln life sciences VC fund

* Israel to send first delegation to Sudan on Sunday to firm up normalisation - source

* Israeli parliament approves deal establishing ties with Bahrain

* Israeli military says it downed Hezbollah drone from Lebanon

* Palestinian negotiator Erekat dies after contracting COVID-19

* Reactions to death of PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat

* Poor turnout in Jordan elections reflects limits of kingdom's democracy

* Iran to double coronavirus tests to 100,000 per day

* U.S. imposes Iran-related sanctions on individuals, companies

* Iran frees 157 detained during protests as more U.S. sanctions loom

EGYPT

* POLL-Egypt central bank expected to leave interest rates unchanged

* Egypt's headline inflation quickens to 4.5% in October

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi economy contracts 4.2% in Q3, improves from Q2

* Saudi Arabia, Iraq to commit to all decisions that have been agreed -joint statement

* Fitch revises Aramco's outlook to negative after similar move on sovereign

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Arabtec cuts thousands of jobs ahead of liquidation - sources

* Air Arabia reports Q3 loss, in strong position to weather pandemic

* Dubai's Emaar Malls Nine-Month Profit Falls

* Abu Dhabi's Etihad to make face masks for staff, health professionals

* UAE's ADNOC-ADQ JV plans potential investments worth over $5 billion

KUWAIT

* MSCI adds Kuwait stocks to emerging market index at 0.58% weight

* Kuwait raises December KEC crude export price for Asia

QATAR

* Qatar lowers December Marine crude OSP; keeps Land crude OSP unchanged

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

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