Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on November 8

Qatar leads most Gulf markets higher; Saudi bourse flat

  
Investors walk under a stock index board at the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

Investors walk under a stock index board at the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2020.

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DUBAI - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sunday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks edge higher, dollar slips as Biden victory looms

* Oil falls 4% as U.S. vote count continues, coronavirus cases rise

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar leads most Gulf markets higher; Saudi bourse flat 

* PRECIOUS-Gold eyes best week since July on easing dollar, U.S. elections 

* Biden wins U.S. presidency, calls for healing in appeal to Trump voters

* Turkey's Erdogan ousts central bank governor after steep lira slide

* U.S. imposes sanctions on Lebanese president's son-in-law 

* Despite Trump-Erdogan ties, Turkey says it will work with whoever wins U.S. vote 

* Arabs doubt Biden will herald change in the Middle East

* In Israel, Biden could differ with Netanyahu on Iran and settlements 

* Iran hopes for a change in 'destructive U.S. policies' after Biden win 

* Palestinians welcome Trump exit, but are cautious about Biden 

* Dealing with Trump presidency nemesis Iran won't be 'quick, easy' for Biden 

* OPEC would miss 'friend Trump', wary of strains under Biden, sources say 

EGYPT

* Egypt's Sisi congratulates Biden on winning U.S. Election 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Motor racing-Saudi Arabia to host F1 night race in Jeddah in 2021 

* BRIEF-Banque Saudi Fransi Quarterly Profit Falls 

* Saudi Arabia's wealth fund buys 2.04% stake in Reliance Retail Ventures 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Abu Dhabi Crown Prince congratulates Joe Biden on U.S. election win

* UAE cancels lenient penalties for 'honour killings' 

* Trump administration advances $10 billion defense sale to UAE -source 

* Dubai Aerospace targets more lease-back deals as airlines struggle through pandemic

QATAR

* Qatar Emir congratulates Biden on election win - Tweet 

KUWAIT

* Kuwait has no choice but to borrow to tackle deficit - audit body

BAHRAIN

* Motor racing-Bahrain GP crowd limited to health workers and families

OMAN

* Oman's Sultan congratulates Biden on winning U.S. election 

* BRIEF-Omantel Q3 Group Profit Falls 

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


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