Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on September 30

China data lifts Asian stocks but caution returns after chaotic debate

  
Investors are seen at the Dubai International Financial Market in Dubai, UAE February 7, 2018. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Investors are seen at the Dubai International Financial Market in Dubai, UAE February 7, 2018. Image used for illustrative purpose.

REUTERS/Satish Kumar

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* China data lifts Asian stocks but caution returns after chaotic debate 

* Oil falls on fuel demand growth concerns as coronavirus lingers 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Kuwait leads most of Gulf lower as financials drag 

* PRECIOUS-Gold inches lower on caution ahead of Trump-Biden debate 

* Hezbollah chief tells France's Macron can't act like Lebanon's ruler 

* Kuwait mourns Emir Sheikh Sabah, veteran defender of Arab unity

* NEWSMAKER-Kuwait's new ruler to seek stability among fractious, powerful neighbours

* OBITUARY -Amid war and turmoil, Kuwait emir struggled for Gulf unity

EGYPT

* Egypt to guarantee funding for national carrier Egyptair

* Egypt becomes first Arab country to issue Green bonds with $750 mln deal

SAUDI ARABIA

* EXCLUSIVE-Rosneft, Aramco unlikely to bid for India's BPCL stake -sources

* PREVIEW-Saudi Arabia may keep Nov crude prices to Asia little changed

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Abu Dhabi's Mubadala in advanced talks to invest up to $1 bln in Reliance Retail-sources

* More downside expected for Dubai real estate sector -S&P

* ADNOC Distribution Approves Payment Of Interim H1 Cash Dividend Of 10.285 Fils/Share

QATAR

* Baker Hughes announces LNG equipment order from Qatar Petroleum

KUWAIT

* Kuwaiti stocks plunge, dinar down in forward market as emir dies

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

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