Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on October 6

Blue-chip sell-off dents Egypt, most major Gulf markets fall

  
Traders work at the Egyptian stock exchange in Cairo, Egypt, December 3, 2015.

Traders work at the Egyptian stock exchange in Cairo, Egypt, December 3, 2015.

REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

DUBAI - 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.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS- Easing concerns about U.S. economy lift equity markets

* Oil settles up as U.S. unemployment rate drops, but crude ends week down 5%

* PRECIOUS- Gold pares gains after decent jobs data, still set for weekly gain

* MIDEAST STOCKS- Blue-chip sell-off dents Egypt, most major Gulf markets fall

* EU to remove Switzerland, UAE from tax haven lists

* Gulf military heads condemn use of GCC airspaces to carry out Aramco attacks - statement

* EXCLUSIVE-Iran not 'drawing back' militarily after Saudi attack-US admiral

* Lebanon central bank ready to repay state's maturing dollar debt

* Moody's Says Government Of Iraq's Dependence On Oil Revenues To Persist As Reform Momentum Remains Slow

* EXCLUSIVE-Ships with 1 mln tonnes of grain stuck outside Iran's ports in payment crisis

* CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Facebook says removed multiple accounts from Indonesia, UAE, Nigeria, and Egypt

* Turkish annual inflation tumbles to 9.3% in September

* Turkey fines Facebook $282,000 over privacy breach

* Rising trend in Turkish energy prices to continue in Oct - cenbank

* Middle East Crude-Benchmarks little changed; Saudi may hike Nov OSPs to Asia

* Turkey says Syria "safe zone" efforts are not yielding results

* Turkish Finance Minister Says Inflation At The End Of The Year May Be Slightly Below Target Of 12%

* Tunisian annual inflation unchanged at 6.7% in Sept

* Iraq dollar bonds tumble 1.2 cents amid unrest, surging death toll

* Russia summons Iranian ambassador over journalist's arrest in Tehran

* Iran says Russian journalist held in Iran to be freed - RIA

*Saudi Arabia considering some form of Yemen ceasefire -sources

* Who will buy Lebanon's Eurobond Not us, say foreign fund managers

* Tunisia's election credibility affected by candidate's detention - president

* Turkish ship to begin drilling off Cyprus -minister

* Tripoli gov't gives Libya's NOC $1 billion in funding

EGYPT

* Egypt discussing possible new IMF cooperation -c.bank governor

* CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Egypt lowers fuel prices for first time as part of IMF-backed pricing mechanism

* Egypt to appoint banks to handle share offer in United Bank

* Egypt lowers gas price to $5.50-$6 per mln Btu for industry

* Egypt's Maridive And Oil Services Posts Q2 Consol Loss

* Egypt sets gas price at $5.50-$6 per mln Btu for industry - PM

* Reliance Logistics Acquires 3.7 Mln Shares Of Sama Cement

* INDICATORS-Egypt - Oct 3

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia restores full oil output after attacks, focused on Aramco IPO

* Saudi Arabia allows foreign men and women to share hotel rooms

* Saudi Arabia increases Asia selling price of its Arab light crude in Nov

* Indonesia's Pertamina, Saudi Aramco extend refinery talks until end-Oct - govt

* Saudi's GASCO Board Approves CEO's Resignation

* Saudi's CMA Approves AXA Cooperative Insurance's Capital Increase Request

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Dubai Investments Updates On CEO Statement About Establishing Real Estate Fund

* UAE's ADNOC sets September Murban crude OSP at $65.2/barrel

KUWAIT

* Kuwait's Alimtiaz Says Unit Gets 17.6 Mln Dinars Contract

QATAR

* Former top Barclays bankers face fraud trial over 2008 Qatar rescue

* Qatar urges citizens not to travel to Iraq amid ongoing unrest

* Qatar General Insurance Intends To Close Mozoon Insurance Marketing Services

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain calls its citizens not to travel to Iraq for the time being - BNA

OMAN

* Oman's Al Anwar Ceramic Tiles 9-Month Profit Rises

(Reporting by Dubai Newsroom;) ((dubai.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))

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