Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on October 11

Qatar index leads major Gulf markets higher 

  
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, Oct 11 (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.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall Street closes higher on U.S. stimulus hopes, gold spikes and dollar drops

* Oil prices slip over 1% after Norway oil worker strike ends

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar index leads major Gulf markets higher 

* PRECIOUS-Gold jumps 1% as dollar slides on stimulus bets 

* Saudi-led coalition intercepts explosive-laden drone launched by Houthis, says state news agency

* UAE official says Turkey's army in Qatar destabilises region 

* Turkish business groups call for Saudi action to resolve trade problems

* Face masks made compulsory in public in Tehran as COVID toll rises 

* Iranian composer and opposition figure Shajarian buried near national poet 

* Middle East Crude-Benchmarks fall; Sokol, Murban traded at discounts 

EGYPT

* Egypt's Sept inflation of 3.7% could trigger IMF consultation 

SAUDI ARABIA

* J.P. Morgan sees Saudi Arabia offering deeper oil cuts 

* Saudi Arabia extends distance learning until the end of December - minister 

* Arab National Bank Appoints Obaid Abdullah Al-Rasheed As CEO 

* Emaar The Economic Appoints Jamal Theniyeh As Chairman 

* Advanced Petrochemical Announces Signing Of Amendment To Shareholders Agreement Between Unit AGIC And SK Gas Petrochemical 

* Dallah Healthcare Says Competition Authority Approves Acquisition Of Makkah Medical Center 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Tel Aviv, Abu Dhabi bourses in early talks for cooperation 

* UAE company nears end of Chinese Covid-19 vaccine trial 

* Aramex Says Warehouse Facility Damaged In Beirut As Result Of Explosion 

QATAR

* Qatar's UDC Signs Two Agreements With Corinthia Hotel Group 

KUWAIT

* Kuwait Business Town Real Estate Obtains Revolving Credit Facility 

* Kuwait parliament endorses Sheikh Meshal as crown prince 

* Kuwait's Agility Subscribes 6.15 Mln Shares In Hyliion Through Colle Capital 

OMAN

* Oman's SMN Power Holding 9-Month Profit Rises 

* Oman's Dhofar Cattle Feed Posts 9-Month Loss 

* Hotels Management International Posts 9-Month Loss 

* Oman reintroduces nightly coronavirus curfew Oct. 11-24 

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

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