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MIDEAST - Factors to watch - February 8

· 02/07/2021 23:23
MIDEAST - Factors to watch - February 8

- 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, oil buoyant on economic revival hopes MKTS/GLOB

* Brent approaches $60/bbl as supply cuts, stimulus hopes lift prices O/R

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi leads most Gulf markets higher; Dubai index dips nL1N2KD08F

* PRECIOUS-Gold eases on higher Treasury yields, rebounding dollar nL4N2KE0X3

* Iran takes 'final' stance on nuclear deal, says U.S. must lift sanctions before Tehran rejoins nL1N2KD05D

* U.N. envoy Griffiths in Iran for first time to discuss Yemen crisis - TV nL1N2KD04I

* Yemen government appoints Ernst & Young to audit central bank -statement nL1N2KD07M

* Bank of Israel buys $6.8 bln of forex in Jan, reserves jump to new record nL8N2KD09K


EGYPT

* CEO of Egypt's Juhayna detained, share price tumbles nL1N2KD04X


SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi-led coalition says intercepted four Houthi armed drones nL1N2KD0CO

* BRIEF-Bank Albilad Appoints Nasser Bin Muhammad Al-Subaie As Chairman nFWN2KB1J0


UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE temporarily restricts COVID-19 vaccinations to elderly, chronic diseases nL8N2KD08A

* BRIEF-ADX Reduces Transaction Fees On Trading Activities By More Than 22% Starting February 14 nL4N2KD07N

* BRIEF-ECI Partners With UAE International Investors Council To Support Emirati Investments Abroad nL4N2KD04T

* BRIEF-EGA, Mubadala And Dubal Holding Fire Up Power Plant With Siemens Energy H-Class Gas Turbine nL4N2KD0BB


QATAR

* BRIEF-Qatar's Nakilat FY Profit Rises nL4N2KE10G

* BRIEF-Qatar Petroleum to sign North Field LNG expansion deals on Feb 8 nL8N2KD034


KUWAIT

* Non-Kuwaitis barred from entering country - civil aviation nL8N2KD0HD

* BRIEF-Agility And Shipa Launch GCC Cross-Border Express Road Freight nFWN2KB1T3



(Compiled by Dubai newsroom)

((dubai.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))