MIDEAST - Factors to watch - December 1 - The Libyan Report

MIDEAST - Factors to watch - December 1

DUBAI, Dec 1(Reuters) - 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 dip as trade worries halt record rally, dollar falls

  • Oil slumps but sets monthly gain ahead of OPEC meeting

  • MIDEAST STOCKS- Emirates NBD drags Dubai; Egypt snaps losing streak

  • PRECIOUS- Gold faces worst month since June 2018; markets seek clarity on trade talks

  • Russian oil producers propose keeping output quotas until end-March

  • Turkish central bank to take steps to direct loans across economy -sources

  • Turkish economic confidence index rises 1.7% in November

  • No decision yet on whether to exclude Russia’s condensate from output measurement -Novak

  • Production at Libya’s El Feel oilfield gradually restarting - engineers

  • Turkey and Libya sign deal on maritime zones in the Mediterranean

  • UPDATE 1-Iran dismisses French comments about nuclear deal’s dispute mechanism

  • Lebanese parliament committee to approve 2020 budget by year-end - head

  • Libya’s El Feel oilfield suffered “minor damage”, production restarted - NOC

  • Israel cenbank prefers forex intervention to rate cuts for now - official

  • UPDATE 3-Lebanon pays off maturing $1.5 billion Eurobond - sources

  • Algeria approves new energy law to attract foreign investment

  • Jordan says began negotiations over new IMF programme

  • Turkish financial sector firms buy majority stake in JCR Eurasia

  • Turkish cenbank says required reserves framework will boost credit growth

  • Turkish Oct foreign visitor arrivals up 14.28% - tourism ministry

  • POLL-Turkish economy to expand in Q3 and grow 0.5% this year

  • POLL-Turkey’s inflation seen rebounding to 11%, at 12% by year-end

  • OPEC November oil output slips before Aramco IPO, policy meeting

  • UPDATE 1-Russia calls on OPEC+ to decide on deal closer to April - TASS

  • Lebanon central bank to take needed steps amid crisis - banking official

  • Lebanon petrol stations suspend strike -NNA


  • BRIEF-Emaar Misr Gets NUCA Approval To Buy 500 Feddan Land At Sheikh Zayed City

  • Egypt’s M2 money supply up 12.9% year-on-year in October - central bank

  • BRIEF-Arab Moltaqa Investments Q3 Consol Profit Rises

BRIEF-Egyptian Transport And Commercial Services Q3 Consol Profit Falls

  • BRIEF-Egypt’s Atlas For Investment & Food Industries 9-Month Consol Loss Narrows

  • BRIEF-Faisal Islamic Bank Of Egypt 9-Month Consol Profit Rises

  • Egypt has capacity to store 4 mln tonnes of wheat - ministry


  • UPDATE 2-Saudi Aramco IPO oversubscribed so far, but not by big margin

  • Saudi Aramco IPO’s retail tranche attracts $12.6 bln -lead manager

  • Saudi Aramco IPO’s retail tranche oversubscribed - lead manager

  • BRIEF-Saudi Automotive Services Renews, Amends Bank Facility With Saudi Fransi Bank

  • BRIEF-Saudi’s Bupa Arabia Gets Health Insurance Contract From NCB

  • BRIEF-Saudi Stock Exchange Approves Baazeem Trading Request To Transfer To Main Market

  • BRIEF-Saudi’s CMA Approves National Agricultural Development Capital Increase Request

  • BRIEF-Dallah Healthcare Says JV Agreement With AWJ Investment Ended

  • TABLE-Saudi money supply increase in October

  • BRIEF-Al Hokair Group To Use Statutory Reserve To Amortize Accumulated Losses


  • Soccer-Man City owners to acquire Mumbai ISL team - source

  • Soccer-Abu Dhabi-based consortium agrees to buy Charlton Athletic

  • BRIEF-Flydubai Confirms Wet Lease Agreement With Smartwings

  • Emirates NBD has cut over 400 jobs since October - sources

  • BRIEF-Moody’s Says Dubai And Sharjah Most Vulnerable To Impact Of UAE’s Non-Oil Sector Slowdown

  • BRIEF-UAE’s Al Ramz Corporation Launches Sky One Money Market Fund


  • Qatari foreign minister’s Saudi visit seen easing Gulf rift


  • BRIEF-Al Ahli Bank Of Kuwait Sells 8.05% Stake In KFIC

  • BRIEF-Warba Capital Finance Manager Mohammad Amin Resigns


  • BRIEF-GFH Financial Group Launches Britus Education Platform

  • BRIEF-S&P Revised Bahrain’s Outlook To Positive On Improving Fiscal Prospects


  • Oman gas company plans $800 million loan - sources

  • Oman crude OSP rises to $62.81/bbl for January

Reporting by Dubai Newsroom source