Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on October 28

Asian shares, U.S. stock futures sag on coronavirus, U.S. election worries

  
An investor uses his mobile phone at the Dubai Financial Market.

An investor uses his mobile phone at the Dubai Financial Market.

REUTERS/Mosab Omar

DUBAI  - Here are 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-Asian shares, U.S. stock futures sag on coronavirus, U.S. election worries 

* Oil falls on oversupply fears after build in U.S. crude stocks 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Property shares buoy UAE bourses; Egypt snaps losing streak 

* PRECIOUS-Gold steady as coronavirus, U.S. elections uncertainty loom 

* ANALYSIS-Trump sanctions could give Biden a bargaining chip in deal talks with Iran 

* France warns citizens to be cautious as anger seethes in Muslim world over cartoons

* POLL-Gulf economies set for steep contractions this year before rebounding

* Sudan doubles domestic fuel prices to help cut budget deficit

* Child malnutrition at record highs in parts of Yemen -U.N. survey

* Algeria's president hospitalised, office says

* Houthi official gunned down in Yemeni capital

* Grave-counting satellite images seek to track Yemen's COVID death toll

* UAE to open consulate in Morocco-controlled Western Sahara

* Libya U.N. envoy expects election date to be set at coming talks

* Jordan buys about 60,000 tonnes feed barley in tender - trade

* Israel says U.S. will now fund Israeli research projects in West Bank, Golan

* Iran says public too lax over COVID-19 rules, as cases, deaths hit records

* Qatar expresses regret as Australia says women on 10 flights searched

* Wheat in Syria only enough for 1.5 months of bread production -report citing PM

* Iran's SLAL tenders for 200,000 tonnes each corn, barley - trade

EGYPT

* New chairman of Egypt's CIB says bank has met with central bank

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia's biggest bank NCB posts 23.7% rise in quarterly profit

* Saudia airline faces claim over 50 leased Airbus planes- documents

* Saudi to reform kafala worker sponsorship system in 2021 -Maaal newspaper

* Prominent Saudi women's rights activist on hunger strike in detention, says family

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Dubai to launch 'Nasdaq' market for emerging firms, SMEs

* Soccer-UAE, Israel leagues sign MOU to bolster cooperation

* Emirate of Sharjah hires banks for tap of 2029 sukuk

* ADNOC pipeline investor Galaxy sells $4 bln in three-part bonds

KUWAIT

* Kuwait's central bank lowers rates by 0.125%, maintains discount rate -KUNA

QATAR

* Qatar Insurance Posts 9-Month Loss

OMAN

* National Bank Of Oman Decides Not To Exercise Option To Call $300 Mln Capital Securities

BAHRAIN

* National Bank Of Bahrain Nine-Month Profit Falls

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

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