Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on November 7

Stocks grind lower as markets await clues on trade talks

  

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* Stocks grind lower as markets await clues on trade talks  

* Oil falls as big U.S. crude build offsets hopes for U.S.-China trade talks  

* MIDEAST STOCKS- Saudi leads Gulf higher, COMI supports Egypt  

* PRECIOUS- Gold firms as markets await clarity on trade talks  

* U.S. accuses two former Twitter employees of spying for Saudi Arabia  

* Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to try to resolve dam dispute by Jan. 15 -Treasury  

* Investcorp launches $500 mln fund to invest in Asian food sector  

* Iran fuels centrifuges, resumes uranium enrichment at Fordow  

* Houthis fire missiles at Yemen's Mokha port, military coalition says  

* Water crisis builds in Egypt as dam talks falter, temperatures rise  

* Trump says talks with Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan on dam dispute went well  

* Erdogan says Turkey has captured Baghdadi's wife in Syria  

* Ride-hailing market revs up in Egypt 

* Three Mexicans, one Swiss wounded in stabbing at Jordan tourist spot  

* Iraqi security forces break up protests in Battle of the Bridges  

* Lebanese banks worry capital increase deadline is too tight - sources  

* U.S. sets sights on shipping companies for sanctions evasions  

* Saudi Aramco joins initiative to reduce flaring to zero by 2030  

* Blockage of Umm Qasr port has cost Iraq over $6 bln -PM's spokesman  

* EXCLUSIVE-Iran briefly held IAEA inspector, seized travel documents -diplomats 

EGYPT

* Egypt's net foreign reserves rise to $45.247 bln in October  

* Egypt to auction one-year euro T-bills on Nov. 11 -central bank  

* Egypt to auction one-year euro T-bills on Nov. 11 -central bank

* Water crisis builds in Egypt as dam talks falter, temperatures rise  

* FACTBOX-Key facts about Ethiopia's giant Nile dam  

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi's NCLE Board Proposes FY Dividend Of 0.80 Riyal/Share  

* Chinese State-Owned Entities In Talks To Invest Combined $5 Bln To $10 Bln In Aramco's IPO - Bloomberg  

* Saudi deficit contained in Q3 despite 25% oil revenue drop  

* Saudi Real Estate Qtrly Profit Falls 

* Saudi Aramco makes IPO offer to Malaysia's Petronas  

* Saudi mall operator Arabian Centres plans debut dollar bond sale – sources  

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* DSI Says New Management Commited To Continuing Firm's Restructuring Plan  

* Dubai Financial Market Q3 Profit Rises  

* UAE's Finance House Q3 Profit Falls 

* Ras Al Khaimah National Insurance Posts Q3 Loss  

* UAE GDP growth seen at 2.5% next year - IMF  

* UAE's TAQA Posts Q3 Loss  

* Abu Dhabi's multi-billion dollar airport expansion delayed again - sources  

* UAE's Fujairah oil inventory data for week ended Nov 4  

QATAR

* Qatar's QIIB Starts Investor Meetings In East Asian Countries And UK 

* Qatar's Masraf Al Rayan Issues $500 Mln Sukuk  

KUWAIT

* Zain Kuwait Q3 Profit Rises 

* NBK, KFH Arrange 350 Mln Dinars Facility for Kuwait Petroleum Corporation  

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain's Arab Banking Corporation Q3 Profit Rises 

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

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