|04 November, 2019

Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on November 4

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

Traders react during the opening of the Dubai stock market June 26, 2016. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Traders react during the opening of the Dubai stock market June 26, 2016. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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

* Asian shares hit 14-week highs on trade deal hopes

* Oil edges down; eyes on data amid trade deal hopes

* PRECIOUS-Gold steady on soft dollar; trade optimism lifts risk mood

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks tumble as investors braces for Aramco IPO

* Lebanon's anti-government protesters return to streets after big pro-Aoun rally

* Iraq’s PM urges protesters to stop, says unrest is hurting the economy

* Iran's Khamenei renews ban on talks with U.S.

* Turkey blames Kurdish militia after deadly bombing in Syrian town

* Five candidates to run in Algeria's presidential election next month

EGYPT

* Israel-Egypt gas pipeline deal seen imminent

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Aramco kick-starts what could be world's biggest IPO, offers scant details

* BRIEF-Saudi Exchange Says Foreigners Buy A Net 4.50 Bln Riyals Of Stocks In October

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE central bank: studying proposed projects in Lebanon

* BRIEF-Emaar Malls Q3 Profit Rises

KUWAIT

* BRIEF-Kuwait's KAMCO Acquires Stake In Some Special Purpose Companies

* BRIEF-Kuwait's KFH Receives Bahrain's C. Bank Approval On AUB Acquisition

* BRIEF-Boubyan Bank Gets Initial Approval Of CMA For Sukuk-Issuance Program

BAHRAIN

* BRIEF-Bahrain's NBB Notifies BISB Of Firm Intention To Acquire BISB

* BRIEF-Bahrain's Al Baraka Banking Group Q3 Income Rises

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

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