DUBAI  - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Wednesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* China data lifts Asian stocks but caution returns after chaotic debate 

* Oil falls on fuel demand growth concerns as coronavirus lingers 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Kuwait leads most of Gulf lower as financials drag 

* PRECIOUS-Gold inches lower on caution ahead of Trump-Biden debate 

* Hezbollah chief tells France's Macron can't act like Lebanon's ruler 

* Kuwait mourns Emir Sheikh Sabah, veteran defender of Arab unity

* NEWSMAKER-Kuwait's new ruler to seek stability among fractious, powerful neighbours

* OBITUARY -Amid war and turmoil, Kuwait emir struggled for Gulf unity



* Egypt to guarantee funding for national carrier Egyptair

* Egypt becomes first Arab country to issue Green bonds with $750 mln deal



* EXCLUSIVE-Rosneft, Aramco unlikely to bid for India's BPCL stake -sources

* PREVIEW-Saudi Arabia may keep Nov crude prices to Asia little changed



* Abu Dhabi's Mubadala in advanced talks to invest up to $1 bln in Reliance Retail-sources

* More downside expected for Dubai real estate sector -S&P

* ADNOC Distribution Approves Payment Of Interim H1 Cash Dividend Of 10.285 Fils/Share



* Baker Hughes announces LNG equipment order from Qatar Petroleum



* Kuwaiti stocks plunge, dinar down in forward market as emir dies


(Compiled by Dubai newsroom) ((