Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on November 23

Asian shares rise as investors count on vaccine relief

  
An investor looks at stock information in front of an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market March 21, 2010.

An investor looks at stock information in front of an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market March 21, 2010.

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares rise as investors count on vaccine relief  

* Oil prices extend gains on COVID vaccine hopes  

* PRECIOUS-Gold edges up on softer dollar, Fed stimulus bets  

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar leads most Gulf markets higher; Egypt falls 

* Yemen's Houthis say attacked Saudi Aramco facility in Jeddah with rocket  

* G20 says it will strive for fair global access to COVID-19 vaccine  

* Iraq says Iran, Turkey and Saudi interested in its barley  

EGYPT

* Egypt's Sarwa Capital to issue 2.5 bln EGP in sukuk  

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia will not reconsider VAT increase in short- to medium-term - minister 

* Saudi crown prince proposes holding two G20 summits a year  

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE to announce return schedule for Boeing 737 MAX "in timely manner"  

* Dubai developer Nakheel appoints new CEO  

* Dubai permits COVID-19 saliva tests for children 

* Abu Dhabi approves ADNOC $122 billion capex for 2021-2025 - WAM 

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

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