|18 November, 2019

Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on November 18

Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Monday

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares tick higher as China cuts repo rate 

* Oil prices flat with markets on hold for progress in U.S.-China trade talks

* MIDEAST STOCKS--FAB drags down Abu Dhabi; other mkts steady

* PRECIOUS-Gold inches lower on cautious optimism over U.S.-China trade 

* Saudi Aramco in race for IPO record with $1.7 trillion top value 

* Lebanon slips deeper into crisis after Safadi withdrawal

* Oil prices flat with markets on hold for progress in U.S.-China trade talks

* Iran's Khamenei backs fuel price hike, blames 'sabotage' for unrest 

* U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff hopeful Gulf crisis will end soon 

EGYPT

* Nile Cotton Ginning Posts Q1 Profit 

* Egypt's Sarwa Capital Q3 Consol Profit Falls 

* Marsa Marsa Alam For Development Tourism Posts Flat 9-Month Loss

SAUDI ARABIA

* 'Crown jewel' Aramco stirs loyal Saudi demand for giant IPO 

* Saudi Industrial Export Board Approves Opening Of Branch In Baghdad 

* MSCI, S&P Dow Jones, FTSE Russell could fast-track Aramco into indices 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Boeing, Airbus kept in suspense over big Dubai jet deals 

* ADIB Board Proposes To Increase Non-UAE Nationals' Ownership Limit To 40% 

* Abu Dhabi To Introduce Region’s First Social Impact Bond 

* Union Properties Q3 Loss Widens 

QATAR

* Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Al Rayan Bank PLC 

* Fitch Affirms Qatar International Islamic Bank at 'A'; Outlook Stable 

KUWAIT

* Ooredoo Kuwait To Apply For Virtual Network License To Telecom Authority 

* Kuwait International Bank Q3 Profit Falls 

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

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