Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on October 12

Asia shares fall as global energy crunch fuels inflation worries

  
A trader talks on the phone during the opening of the Dubai stock market June 26, 2016. Image for illustrative purpose

A trader talks on the phone during the opening of the Dubai stock market June 26, 2016. Image 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-Asia shares fall as global energy crunch fuels inflation worries  

* Oil falls after blistering run amid global energy crisis 

* PRECIOUS-Gold edges higher as inflation angst lifts appeal  

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf bourses end mixed; ACWA Power surges on debut  

* Qatar powerless to ease global energy crisis  

* White House stands by calls for OPEC+ to do more on oil prices - official  

* Yellen tells IMF's Georgieva data-rigging probe raised 'legitimate' concerns - Treasury  

* World Bank taking steps to boost research integrity after data rigging scandal  

* COLUMN-Asia crude oil imports stay soft, but Middle East is regaining share: Russell  

* Afghan minister wants good relations, needs more time on girls' education  

* Cleric Sadr wins Iraq vote, former PM Maliki close behind - officials  

* Lebanon's Hezbollah chief, Nasrallah, says blast judge biased, should be replaced 

* Lebanon should seek U.S. sanctions waiver to import Iran fuel, Hezbollah chief says  

* Tunisia unveils new government but with no sign of end to crisis  

* Israel says it will keep Golan as Assad's fortunes, U.S. views shift  

EGYPT

* Egypt's GASC seeks wheat in tender for shipment Nov. 23-Dec. 3 

* Egypt's e-finance ups institutional share offering after strong demand 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Aramco taps banks for $12-14 bln gas pipeline loan - sources  

* NEOM JV to secure billions in financing in early 2022, ACWA CEO says  

* New Saudi investment strategy aims for $100 bln annual FDI flows - SPA 

* Saudi to supply additional crude to some Asian refiners in Nov - sources  

* Saudi's ACWA Power jumps 30% on stock market debut  

* Islamic Development Bank hires banks for 5-year dollar bonds - document  

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Abu Dhabi's IHC acquires 51% of Bin Suhail Group to form beauty JV 

* Italy launches cultural rescue project at Dubai's Expo 2020  

* Emaar Properties shareholders approve merger with Emaar Malls  

QATAR

* Rebranded Qatar Energy touts broad strategy, no plans to sell assets  

KUWAIT

* Al Ahli Bank Of Kuwait completes issuance of tier 2 capital securities of 50 mln dinars  

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


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