|21 November, 2019

Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on November 21

Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Thursday

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

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

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS- Shares stumble as China-U.S. row over Hong Kong clouds trade 

* Oil jumps over 2% after U.S. inventory data, Russia OPEC comments

* MIDEAST STOCKS- Gulf markets edge up while Egypt extends losses

* PRECIOUS- Gold gains as souring U.S.-China relations dent risk appetite

* U.S. aviation regulator pledges rigorous certification for Boeing 777X

* UPDATE 2-Saudi king blames Iran for "chaos", says strikes failed to hurt kingdom's development

* Saudi king says kingdom seeks political settlement in Yemen

* Saudi Arabia rejects U.S. position on Israeli settlements 

* Libya pumps 1.25 mln bpd of oil, aims for 1.5 mln next year - NOC head 

* Vatican says Israeli-Palestinian peace process at risk after U.S. move 

* Iran's Rouhani claims victory over unrest and blames foreigners 

* Iran says any figures on protest casualties "speculative" - official's tweet

* Iran summons Swiss ambassador over U.S. comments about petrol price hike unrest 

* Tuktuk, newspaper of Iraq's uprising, aspires to be vehicle for change 

* Yemen's Houthis release captured South Korean, Saudi vessels 

* Turkey introduces tax incentive for foreign buyers of lira bonds 

* Banks erect financial "fence" as crisis sweeps Lebanon - association head 

* Iraq's Khor al-Zubair port reopens, operations resume - port officials 

* NOC chairman says it plans to raise oil and gas production 

* Lebanese minister, two ex-ministers could face corruption trial 

* Halkbank seeks to challenge U.S. jurisdiction before entering plea to charges 

EGYPT

* Egyptian Exchange Says Listing Committee Approves Listing Of Rameda Shares 

* Egypt's Nudap Seeks Shareholders Approval To Increase Capital 

* Egypt's Mohandes Insurance Q1 Standalone Profit Falls 

* Egypt's Fawry Q3 Consol Profit Rises

* Egypt to double areas for planting soybeans to cut vegetable oil imports

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi king says oil policy aimed at promoting market stability 

* Saudi king says Aramco quickly met global demand after attacks 

* SaudiGulf airline expects to have 70 aircraft by 2026 -board member 

* Arabian Centres raises $500 mln via debut Islamic bond 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Saudi Aramco to meet investors in Dubai and Abu Dhabi - sources

* UPDATE 3-Emirates jet swap opens door to Boeing 787 deal in Dubai 

* Emirates orders 30 Boeing 787, reduces 777X order to 126 jets

* Emirates close to buying 30 Boeing 787 in fleet compromise deal -sources 

* UAE signs deal with MBDA for Mirage 2000 jet ammunitions maintenance

* BRIEF-UAE's Amanat Appoints SHUAA Capital International As Liquidity Provider

KUWAIT

* Sinopec to launch $5.7 bln S.China refinery in Q2 2020, seek Kuwaiti oil -sources 

* Arkan Al Kuwait Real Estate Signs 55 Mln Dinars Credit Facility Agreements 

* Yiaco Medical Says CMA Approves Capital Decrease

BAHRAIN

* India's Spicejet, Gulf Air Enter Pact To Explore Codeshare Ops

* Al Salam Bank Bahrain, MSA Capital To Launch $50 Mln MEC Ventures 

OMAN

* Oman Chlorine Signs Contract To Build Calcium Chloride Plant 

(Reporting by Dubai Newsroom) ((dubai.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))

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