Mideast factors to watch on November 14

Gold logs best week since May as inflation fears grow 

  
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.

REUTERS/Christopher Pike

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 rally, led by growth names, dollar eases 

* Oil prices post third weekly drop after volatile week 

* PRECIOUS-Gold logs best week since May as inflation fears grow 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai leads most Gulf bourses higher, Abu Dhabi at peak

* China, Saudi seek to block anti-fossil fuel language in UN climate deal - sources 

* World powers press for Libya elections but disputes remain 

* ANALYSIS-Wielding fresh leverage, Iran to play hardball at nuclear talks 

* Protesters face tear gas and bullets to oppose Sudan coup 

* West says new Sudan army-led council breaches democracy transition 

* NEWSMAKER-Coup leader pushes Sudan off post-Bashir path to democracy

* Coalition forces say they have withdrawn from around Yemen's Hodeidah port

* Africa has sights set on hydrocarbon haul despite global shift 

* Lebanese government in ‘fantasy land’ amid crisis, UN envoy says 

* Gas prices may stay high if winter cold, imports don't rise - IEA head 

* U.S. Iran envoy visits UAE, Israel, Saudi and Bahrain Nov. 11-20 

* OPEC says high prices to dampen pace of oil demand recovery 

* Lebanon information minister says he is not challenging Mikati or Saudi Arabia

EGYPT

* Egypt to host COP27 international climate conference in 2022 - ministry

* Egypt announces price band for local wheat procurement 

* Egypt's GASC seeks vegetable oils in tender for arrival Jan 10-30 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi court overturns death sentence for man convicted as minor; retrial to follow

* Saudi Aramco to supply full term oil volumes to several Asian buyers - sources

* MEDIA-U.S. warns Saudi Arabia that its tax regime may drive firms away - Bloomberg News

* Losses deepen in Q3 for Saudi pilgrimage sites developer 

* Saudi Arabia's Almunajem Foods announces intention to go public

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE to list 'Salik' road toll system on Dubai financial market 

* Dubai ruler says UAE to host COP28 climate conference in 2023

* UAE, Bahrain, Israel and U.S. forces in first joint naval drill 

* Abu Dhabi's new secular family law steps up Gulf talent competition 

* UAE foreign minister receives phone call from Iranian counterpart - WAM 

QATAR

* Blinken says Qatar to act as U.S. diplomatic representative in Afghanistan 

* Qatar has no plan to normalise ties with Syria, says foreign minister

* Qatar's Al Jazeera TV says its Sudan bureau chief has been arrested

* Qatar Airways says profitable, to keep expanding

KUWAIT

* Kuwait's emir grants pardons and reduced sentences to dissidents

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain to cancel working with its coronavirus travel red list 

* Bahrain gets $2 billion with second bond sale of the year 

OMAN

* Gulf's Oman Air seeking further government aid, targets 2024 break-even 

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


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