Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on October 26

Asia shares turn muted as S&P 500 futures slip

  
A woman uses her mobile at Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates September 16, 2019.

A woman uses her mobile at Dubai Financial Market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates September 16, 2019.

REUTERS/Christopher Pike

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-Asia shares turn muted as S&P 500 futures slip 

* Oil falls as COVID-19 case surge stokes demand concerns 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi index sees biggest fall since May 

* PRECIOUS-Gold hits over one-week low as dollar gains ground 

* France urges Middle Eastern countries to stop boycott of French products 

* Sudan says it will discuss trade, migration deals with Israel 

EGYPT

* Egypt’s ESIIC seeking 50,000 tonnes of raw sugar in tender-document

* Egypt bourse suspends CIB shares after 10% fall on chairman's exit 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia says intercepts Houthi drones aimed at southern region 

* S.Arabia's STC hires banks for IPO of subsidiary -sources 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Aldar to take over $8.2 bln of govt capital projects in Abu Dhabi

OMAN

* A Saffa Foods Promote Mohamed Suhail Al Shanfari As CEO 

* Gulf Investment Services Holding Considering Potential Merger With Oman Investment And Finance

KUWAIT

* Kuwait retail co-ops remove French products over Prophet cartoon 

* Kuwait Financial Centre Appoints Ali Hasan Khalil As CEO 

QATAR

* Qatar Cinema 9-Month Profit Falls 

* Australia says invasive search of women at Qatar airport referred to police 

* Qatar might get F-35s despite Israel's objections, Israeli minister says

* Qatar signs deal to buy Moderna COVID-19 vaccine 

* Qatar's Commercial Bank Q3 Profit Falls 

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

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