Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on November 9

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* Brent crude tops $40/bbl after Biden clinches U.S. presidency  * MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf markets rise; Abu Dhabi eases  * PRECIOUS-Gold firms as Biden victory dents dollar, raises stimulus hopes  * Biden plans for White House as Trump plans rallies to protest his election loss  * OPEC would miss 'friend Trump', wary of strains under Biden, sources say  * Iran's Rouhani says next U.S. administration should make up for Trump's mistakes  * Loved or hated, Trump stamped his face on the Mideast conflict  * Palestinians congratulate Biden, indicate end to boycott of U.S.  * Israel's Netanyahu congratulates Biden on U.S. election win, thanks Trump  * Lebanon's Bassil rejects US sanctions as unjust and politically motivated EGYPT* French minister, in Cairo, affirms respect for Islam in dispute over cartoons * Vodafone ...read more...