Factors to watch - January 23

DUBAI, Jan 23 (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-Bond yields tumble as Netflix fuels stock market sell-off

* Oil slides on Friday, but climbs for 5th week on supply concerns

* PRECIOUS-Gold set for second weekly gain as inflation risks boost appeal read more

* MIDEAST STOCKS-UAE bourses end higher on financial, telecom boost read more

* Kuwaiti minister visits Beirut in first Gulf Arab trip since rift read more


* Egypt's Fawry Announces Intention To Raise EGP 800 Mln And Explore A U.S. Listing


* UAE grounds most private drones for a month after Houthi attack read more * UK's Prince William to visit UAE next month read more

* Arkan Board Approves Appointment Of Stephen Pope As CFO

* UAE's Nawah to provide technical services at Barakah nuclear plant -ENEC

* United Arab Bank Appoints Thomas Mathew Alexander As Interim CEO

* DP World says global supply chain needs 1-2 years to recover from pandemic read more

* Dubai Investments Completes Offer To Acquire All Or Part Of NGI Shares

* Sharjah Islamic Bank FY Profit Rises

* Emirates Cleared To Resume All US Operations

SAUDI ARABIA * Saudi crude exports hit 19-month high in November -JODI

* SADAFCO Quarterly Profit Falls

* Saudi Arabia's SABIC launches U.S. Gulf Coast project with ExxonMobil read more

* Saudi Arabia launches Boutique Group to develop palaces into luxury hotels read more


* Qatar releases video of scarred jets in Airbus dispute read more


* Oman seeks $3-4 bln in talks to refinance loan - sources read more

Compiled by Dubai newsroom

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