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| 07 August, 2018

Mideast stocks factors to watch on August 7

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

An investor looks up at electronic display boards at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 21, 2010. Image for illustrative purposes.

An investor looks up at electronic display boards at the Dubai International Financial Market, March 21, 2010. Image for illustrative purposes.

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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 struggle as trade anxiety weighs

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* MIDEAST STOCKS-Abu Dhabi index at highest in almost three years on energy, banks

* Oil rises ahead of renewed U.S. sanctions against Iran

* PRECIOUS-Gold prices crawl up on steady dollar

* Middle East Crude-Abu Dhabi, Qatar cut July OSPs for crude grades

* Turkish, U.S. officials to meet in Washington amid dispute -CNN Turk

* Renewed U.S. sanctions target Iran's economy, Tehran cool on talks

* Lebanese central bank says pound stable, urges fiscal reform

* ATR delivers five more planes to IranAir, needs maintenance approvals

* EU aims to block U.S. sanctions on Iran

* Turkish central bank cuts upper limit on bank reserve requirements

* Iraq says election recount complete but cut short in capital over fire

* Iraq oil minister says oil prices approaching stability -state media

* Turkey's energy inflation to rise in the short term, central bank says

* Jordan tenders again to buy 120,000 tonnes wheat

EGYPT

* Egypt's foreign debt rises to $88.2 bln in Q3 of F/Y 2017-2018

* Egypt's Suez Canal revenues rise to $493.3 mln in July

* Fitch Affirms Egypt at 'B'; Outlook Positive

SAUDI ARABIA

* Canada defiant after Saudi Arabia freezes new trade over human rights call

* Saudi Arabia's Savola Group Q2 profit falls 39 pct

* TABLE-Saudi Arabia Q2 earnings estimates (1)

* TABLE-Saudi Arabia Q2 earnings estimates (2)

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE says stands with Saudi Arabia "in defending its sovereignty"

* Moody's upgrades DP World's ratings to Baa1; stable outlook

* UAE's Stanford Marine creditors in talks about sale of business -sources

* TABLE-Abu Dhabi Q2 earnings estimates

* TABLE-Dubai Q2 earnings estimates

QATAR

* TABLE-Qatar Q2 earnings estimates

KUWAIT

* TABLE-Kuwait Q2 earnings estimates

BAHRAIN

* Jailed Bahraini opposition leader denied medical treatment - son

* Moody's downgrades four Bahraini banks

* Bahrain says supports Saudi Arabia in rights row with Canada

* TABLE-Bahrain Q2 earnings estimates

OMAN

* TABLE-Oman Q2 earnings estimates (Reporting By Dubai newsroom)

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