Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on October 5

Asian stocks fall to near 1-year low as oil prices stoke inflation worries

  
Traders react during the opening of the Dubai stock market June 26, 2016. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Traders react during the opening of the Dubai stock market June 26, 2016. Image used for illustrative purpose.

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks fall to near 1-year low as oil prices stoke inflation worries

* Oil prices rise after OPEC+ holds firm on supply restraint

* PRECIOUS-Gold slips as dollar gains, inflation concerns cap losses

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf bourses end mixed as global recovery concerns weigh

* ANALYSIS-World Bank, IMF face long-term damage after data rigging scandal 

* Fossil fuel demand shakes off pandemic in blow to climate fight 

* Iran cannot set new conditions for resuming nuclear talks - Germany

* ANALYSIS-Energy costs add to emerging central banks' inflation headache 

* Pandora Papers: Rich and powerful deny wrongdoing after dump of purported secrets

* State Department says U.S. is reviewing findings from Pandora Papers 

* Lebanon's former PM Diab says he gave up shares in company mentioned in 'Pandora Papers' 

* Technical talks between Lebanon, IMF expected in coming days, IMF says 

* Judge survives bid to remove him from Beirut blast investigation 

* IEA head says current price volatility not down to energy transition 

* Four suspected IS-linked militants, one Sudanese security forces member killed in Khartoum 

* Israel accuses Iran of Cyprus attack plot after suspect arrested 

* Iraq government committee supports dialogue with Chevron to develop four oil exploration blocks 

* Economic meltdown forces Lebanese to flee to unfamiliar destinations 

* Play director questioned in Lebanon, fuelling freedom worries 

EGYPT

* Egypt hoping to complete sale of two military-owned companies within months

* Egypt PMI retreats as output, sales contract 

* EFG Hermes partners with Spain's Ignis Energia for $725 mln investment 

* Egypt's net foreign reserves rise to $40.825 bln in September - c.bank

SAUDI ARABIA

* Top U.S. envoy brought up Khashoggi in talks with Saudis - U.S. official

* Saudi Arabia non-oil exports hit record high, says minister 

* Aramco to complete 1 mln bpd oil capacity expansion by 2027 - CEO 

* Saudi non-oil new business growth at seven-year high in Sept - PMI 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Israeli environment minister says UAE oil deal poses ecological risk 

* UAE expected to raise around $3 bln with debut bonds 

* UAE non-oil private sector grows but employment slows down in Sept - PMI 

* Qantas extends Emirates alliance for another five years till 2028 

* Cricket-UAE stadiums to be at 70% capacity for T20 World Cup, Oman reels from cyclone 

QATAR

* Exxon holds a strong hand in LNG negotiations with Qatar, says top executive 

* BUZZ-Qatar's LNG programme looks 'promising' for GTT, Portzamparc ups to 'buy' 

KUWAIT

* Oil minister says Kuwait's share of OPEC+ increase unchanged 

* Kuwait launches dialogue to end standoff with parliament

OMAN

* Seven more killed in Oman following tropical storm Shaheen 

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom) ((dubai.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))


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