Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on January 5

Asian stocks fall amid concern about Georgia Senate vote

  
An investor (L) gestures to an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 24, 2010.

An investor (L) gestures to an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 24, 2010.

REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

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-Asian stocks fall amid concern about Georgia Senate vote 

* Oil little changed as investors await OPEC+ decision 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai leads gains as markets rise on higher oil 

* PRECIOUS-Gold eases as dollar recovers; Georgia elections in focus 

* Iran resumes 20% enrichment at Fordow amid rising tensions with U.S.

* OPEC+ deadlocked over raising oil output, to resume talks Tuesday 

* Breakthrough reached in Gulf dispute with Qatar -senior Trump official 

* S.Korea says reviewing planned diplomat visit to Tehran after Iran seizes tanker 

* Israel's health ministry authorizes use of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine 

* M&A deals in Turkey bounce back to $6.9 billion -KPMG 

EGYPT

* Egypt private sector activity shrinks in Dec as COVID-19 surges -PMI 

* Egypt eyes slow return for tourism after revenues dive in 2020 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi non-oil private sector shows burst of growth in Dec -PMI 

* Saudi Arabia to reopen airspace, land border to Qatar, says Kuwait 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE non-oil private sector grows in Dec but employment falls -PMI 

* UAE official says Gulf summit to restore Gulf unity 

* Dubai Airports and GMR Hyderabad agree deal to aid vaccine distribution 

* BRIEF-IHC Rebrands SHUAA Securities To International Securities 

QATAR

* Qatar's emir to attend Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia 

KUWAIT

* Kuwait makes new oil discoveries -KUNA 

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

More From Equities