Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on November 29

Major markets log weekly gains on vaccine hopes

A man stands at the stock market, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 5, 2020. \

A man stands at the stock market, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 5, 2020. \

REUTERS/Abdel Hadi Ramahi

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


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks at record high but yields fall, dollar under pressure

* Oil prices post weekly gain ahead of OPEC+ meeting 

* PRECIOUS-Gold dives below $1,800 on optimism for economic recovery 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Major markets log weekly gains on vaccine hopes 

* MIDEAST DEBT-Gulf bonds likely to set new record in 2021 amid budget squeeze 

* EXPLAINER-How close is Iran to producing a nuclear bomb 

* Iran's leader promises retaliation for nuclear scientist's killing 

* Iran health ministry reports slowing of virus infections

* US aircraft carrier deploys to Gulf, Navy says unrelated to 'specific threats' 

* EXCLUSIVE-Iraq trains US-sanctioned militia leader for army position - sources 

* ANALYSIS-Libya's rival forces have stopped shooting, but they're not pulling back 

* Lebanese finmin says he supports reducing subsidy spending 

* France to arrange aid conference for Lebanon by video on Dec. 2 

* Tunisian parliament approves costly extra budget bill for 2020 

* Algeria removes grain agency head after a year - sources 

* Israel's Beitar Jerusalem says Abu Dhabi ruling family member looks to buy stake 

* Israel's El Al Airlines to fly thrice weekly to Seychelles 


* Egypt's fuel and commodities subsidy bills fall in FY 2019/20 - statement 

* Egypt expects growth of 2.8-4.0% in fiscal year 2021/22 - minister 

* Egypt's GASC buys 175,000 T Russian wheat in tender 


* ANALYSIS-Covert Israeli-Saudi meeting sends Biden a strong message on Iran

* Saudi launches digital cooperation organization with Middle East neighbours, Pakistan 

* Saudi-led coalition carries out air raids on Houthi barracks in Sanaa area -residents 

* Saudi Arabia has suspended Turkish meat imports - Turkish union 


* UAE's Al Dahra, Israel's Watergen sign strategic partnership on water security - WAM 

* TABLE-UAE's Fujairah oil inventory data for week ended Nov 23 

* Dubai's DIFC FinTech Hive and Israel's FinTech-Aviv sign agreement - statement 


* Turkey signs deal with Qatar to sell 10% of Borsa Istanbul shares 


* Bahrain to open consulate in Western Sahara, Morocco says

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

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