Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on November 24

Stocks rise as Biden transition, vaccine progress lift confidence

  
An investor looks up at electronic display boards at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 21, 2010.

An investor looks up at electronic display boards 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 Tuesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rise as Biden transition, vaccine progress lift confidence 

* Brent hits highest since March, spurred by coronavirus vaccine hopes 

* PRECIOUS-Gold falls as vaccine hopes, Biden transition aid recovery bets 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai leads gains as markets cheer vaccine news 

* Netanyahu met Saudi crown prince, Pompeo in Saudi Arabia - Israeli minister 

* Yemeni Houthis say they fired missile at Saudi Aramco site in Jeddah 

* Turkish central bank deputy says tight stance to ease dollarisation 

* Rush for emerging market company bonds as investors look beyond COVID-19 

* Israel delegation to Sudan talks agriculture, health care cooperation 

* GCC countries surpass 1 million COVID-19 cases - Reuters tally 

EGYPT

* Head of Egyptian rights group held in solitary confinement- lawyers 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Fire at petroleum products station in Jeddah extinguished -SPA citing Saudi official 

* Saudi Arabia to offer vaccines to all residents for free - state TV 

* Saudi Telecom's digital payments business plans Gulf expansion

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE allows 100% foreign ownership of companies, news agency WAM reports 

* Dubai expects economic boost from UAE golden visa extension 

QATAR

* Qatar airport police officers charged over invasive searches of women 

KUWAIT

* Kuwaiti logistic firm Agility confident business will rebound in 2021

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain says some detainees contracted COVID-19

OMAN

* Oman reopens dual-tranche bond sale, raises $500 million 

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


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