Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch today

Dollar, bond yields dip on inflation data as stocks soar


DUBAI, July 16 (Reuters) - 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.


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar, bond yields dip on inflation data as stocks soar

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf stocks end week on high after Fed's dovish comments, good Q2 results

* UPDATE 8-Oil up 1 pct, posts weekly gain of 5 pct

* PRECIOUS-Gold hits near 2-week high after U.S. data disappoints

* In shadow of crackdown, Turkey commemorates failed coup

* Iran blames Trump for instability, rejects "rogue" label

* Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed -Pentagon

* Syrian army takes more oil fields from Islamic State in Raqqa and eastern desert

* Trump asks Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling

* Trump, Saudi King discuss Qatar dispute -White House

* Iraq faces pockets of Islamic State resistance in Mosul's Old City

* Lebanon will coordinate refugee returns to Syria only with UN - PM Hariri

* WHO warns of cholera risk at annual haj, praises Saudi preparedness

* Tunisia gets offers in soft wheat, barley tenders

* Bullish oil funds lead hedge fund losers at half-year mark

* Turkish economy minister says expects record export growth in July

* Cheaper options knock Gulf's share of Indian June oil imports to 19-mth low

* Trump is “very likely” to recertify Iranian compliance with Iran nuclear deal-U.S. official

* Lebanon finalises EBRD membership after two year standstill

* IEA says OPEC compliance with oil cuts at lowest in 6 months


* Egypt FDI likely hit $8 bln-$8.5 bln in fiscal year just ended -minister

* Two German tourists stabbed to death on Egyptian beach

* Gunmen kill five Egyptian police south of Cairo

* IMF approves Egypt second loan payment of $1.25 bln

* Yields rise on Egypt's six-month, one-year T-bills; foreign demand high


* Saudi soldier killed, another wounded in restive Qatif province

* COLUMN-Saudi Arabia curbs oil shipments to United States: Kemp

* BRIEF-Saudi Re for Cooperative Reinsurance signs MOU with Probitas

* Britain seeks looser IPO rules to lure Saudi Aramco, worries investors

* BRIEF-Saudi's Riyad REIT announces completion of a property acquisition in Riyadh


* UAE says it is headed for 'long estrangement' with Qatar

* TABLE-Dubai inflation edges down to 2.1 percent in June

* BRIEF-UAE's United Arab Bank Q2 profit rises

* BRIEF-Commercial Bank Of Dubai Q2 profit falls


* France calls for swift lifting of sanctions on Qatari nationals

* Turkey's Erdogan plans Gulf visit to discuss Qatar dispute

* U.S. says it hopes Qatar, adversaries will agree to talk directly

* Tillerson leaves Gulf after making proposals to end crisis

* Sanctions push Qatar inflation up only modestly in June

* Qatar Airways still pursuing American Airlines stake after code share hitch


* INTERVIEW-Kuwait says premature for OPEC to cap Libya, Nigeria oil output

* TABLE-Kuwait bank lending growth accelerates further in May


* Bahrain's Investcorp sells Spain-based Esmalglass to Lone Star


* BRIEF-Bank Dhofar H1 consol profit falls

* BRIEF-Oman's Ooredoo Q2 profit falls

* BRIEF-National Bank of Oman H1 profit falls (Compiled by Dubai Newsroom)

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