Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on October 25

Asian shares steady, dollar weak as traders await earnings

  
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.

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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 steady, dollar weak as traders await earnings  

* Oil prices on the march again in tight market; U.S. crude at 7-yr high  

* PRECIOUS-Gold trims gains after Powell's comments on inflation  

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Abu Dhabi outperforms Gulf bourses, at record high  

* Former Saudi spymaster calls on Biden administration for help on his jailed kids  

* UAE opens investigation into local property developer over alleged financial violations 

* Lebanon's negotiations with IMF likely to start in November -foreign minister  

EGYPT

* Egypt's hotels back to full capacity, tourism official says  

* Telecom Egypt Secures $500 Mln Medium-Term Syndicated Loan  

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi push on company headquarters showing success, says official  

* Saudi Arabia wants to be top supplier of hydrogen - energy minister 

* Saudi energy ministry building AI team with multi-billion riyal budget -official  

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE banking official says banks' assets to grow 8% in 2022, Al-Arabiya  

* Aldar To Create 1,000 Jobs For UAE Nationals By 2026 

QATAR

* QatarEnergy signs deal with ExxonMobil Canada on farm-in exploration license  

* MEDIA-Qatar calls for embrace of gas producers for energy transition - FT  

* Qatar's Commercial Bank Nine-Month Profit Up 84.7%  

KUWAIT

* Kuwait International Bank Q3 Profit Rises  

* Kuwait's Agility Unit NAS Announces Acquisition Of 51% Of Siginon Aviation  

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain aims to reach net zero carbon emissions in 2060 - BNA  

OMAN

* Saudi Exim Bank Signs Mous With Omani banks To Provide Finance To Investors And Traders - SPA 

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


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