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Qatar leads most Gulf markets higher; Egypt falls

Nov 22 2020

Most stock markets in the Middle East ended higher on Sunday, with Qatar's index leading the gains on a rise in financial shares, while Egypt closed lower.

Abu Dhabi leads most Gulf markets higher

Nov 16 2020

Most Gulf markets rose on Monday, with Abu Dhabi leading the gains, buoyed by signs of economic recovery and additional positive data about a COVID-19 vaccine.

Most major stocks rise in Mideast; Egypt falls

Nov 15 2020

Most major stock markets in the Middle East ended higher on Sunday, with Saudi leading gains on a rise in financial shares, while Egypt bucked the trend to close lower.

Saudi index sees biggest daily rise in over six months

Nov 09 2020

Most stock markets in the Middle East ended higher on Monday, mirroring a buoyant day in oil prices and global stocks, with the Saudi index leading the gains.

Most Gulf markets rise; Abu Dhabi eases

Nov 08 2020

Most share markets in the Gulf ended higher on Sunday but stocks did not react significantly to Joe Biden's victory in the U.S. presidential election.

Qatar leads most Gulf markets higher; Saudi bourse flat

Nov 05 2020

Most stock markets in the Gulf ended higher on Thursday, with Qatar leading on broad-based gains, while the Saudi index bucked the trend to close flat.

Saudi bourse leads most Gulf markets higher

Nov 04 2020

Most Middle Eastern Markets ended higher on Wednesday mirroring gains in oil prices, after President Donald Trump falsely claimed victory in a tight U.S. election that proved far closer than polls had predicted.

Major Gulf markets fall on oil price slide

Nov 01 2020

Stock markets in the Gulf ended lower on Sunday in response to Thursday’s slide in oil prices as rising COVID-19 cases in Europe and the United States heightened concerns over the outlook for fuel consumption.

Saudi index leads losses with most Gulf markets subdued

Oct 28 2020

Major Gulf markets ended lower on Wednesday with the Saudi index leading losses, while Egypt's bourse was hurt by a blue-chip selloff.

Saudi index sees biggest fall since May

Oct 25 2020

Saudi Arabian shares fell sharply on Sunday in a broad sell-off, while a plunge in Commercial International Bank weighed on the Egyptian index.

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