DUBAI, Jan 10 (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-Stimulus hopes push global equity markets to new records, bonds hit 11-mth lows MKTS/GLOB
* Oil rises to 11-month high, logs weekly gain on Saudi output cut O/R
* MIDEAST STOCKS-Major markets log weekly gains; Qatar leads day's gains PRECIOUS-Gold, silver slump as U.S. political risks fade, yields gain Iran leader bans import of U.S., UK COVID-19 vaccines, demands sanctions end POLL-Turkey's current deficit at $3.7 bln in Nov, year-end deficit estimates rise Lebanon central bank says no currency float before IMF agreement Egypt's Delta Sugar targets 330,000 tonnes of output this season - ministry IMF projects Egypt's economy will grow 2.8% in 2020/21 year ARABIA
* Qatar and Saudi Arabia to resume direct flights Saudi king receives first dose of a coronavirus vaccine -SPA ARAB EMIRATES
* UAE to reopen all entry points with Qatar following Gulf dispute thaw No diplomatic ties to Qatar yet, but trade, travel resuming, says UAE UAE starts trials of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine as cases rise United Overseas Group to acquire United Arab Chemical Carriers First Abu Dhabi Bank sells $500 mln sukuk as Gulf bonds heat up Qatar Airways to resume flights to Saudi Arabia from Monday Enel (MI: ENEI ) teams up with Qatar wealth fund on Africa green energy projects BRIEF-Masraf Al-Rayan And Al Khaliji Enteres Into A Merger Agreement
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