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| 11 October, 2018

Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on October 11

Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Thursday

An investor looks at stock exchange information at the Dubai Financial Market December 1,2009. REUTERS/Mosab Omar

An investor looks at stock exchange information at the Dubai Financial Market December 1,2009. REUTERS/Mosab Omar

REUTERS/Mosab Omar

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares shattered by Wall St rout, China's yuan under fire

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* MIDEAST STOCKS-Property props up Dubai, banks boost Qatar 

* Oil extends losses as other markets fall, stockpiles climb 

* PRECIOUS-Gold prices edge down as strong U.S. data boosts rate rise view 

* Rare Israeli-Palestinian compromise raises hopes for U.N. cultural agency

* Belgium charges Iranian diplomat with planning bomb attack

* Pakistan to approach IMF and "friendly countries" for loans - PM 

* Turkey agrees to release more water to ease Iraqi shortages

* Buoyant Tunis bourse hopes for state IPOs to draw investors

* Demilitarised zone around Syria's Idlib set up, Turkey says

* Current Libya oil output averaging 1 mln bpd, may produce more -NOC

* Lebanon's Berri says economy "very fragile", new government needed - al-Manar TV

* World's top traders divided on oil outlook as Iran sanctions loom 

EGYPT

* Son of ousted Egyptian president freed on bail - judicial source 

* Sarwa Capital IPO on Egyptian stock exchange covered 30 times - traders

* Egypt's headline inflation rises to 16 pct in Sept- CAPMAS

SAUDI ARABIA

* U.S. raises pressure on Saudi Arabia over missing journalist 

* Canadian errors helped prompt Saudi row, says expelled Canada envoy 

* Saudi dairy company Almarai hires banks for debut dollar sukuk –sources 

* Saudi Arabia to supply extra oil cargoes to India in Nov as Iran sanctions loom

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE's ADNOC builds crude storage facility in Fujairah mountains - sources 

* Moelis' advisory mandate on ADNOC business review ends this year - sources 

* Dubai Islamic Bank Q3 net profit rises 10.8 pct 

* TABLE-UAE August inflation edges up; housing deflation accelerates 

QATAR

* Qatar National Bank Q3 profit up, despite Turkish lira impact 

KUWAIT

* National Bank of Kuwait Q3 net profit up 17.5 pct

* BRIEF-Kuwait's Boubyan Bank Q3 Profit Rises 

BAHRAIN

* BRIEF-Fitch Says Gulf Funds To Support Difficult Fiscal Adjustment In Bahrain 

(Reporting By Dubai newsroom) ((Dubai.Newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))