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MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – September 11

DUBAI, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Monday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar, shares up in Asia on relief at N.Korea inaction

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Petchems and banks support Saudi, Qalaa surges in Egypt

* Oil edges up as Saudi discusses oil supply cut extension

* PRECIOUS-Gold retreats from 1-year high as dollar gains ground

* Iraq holding 1,400 foreign wives, children of suspected ISIS fighters

* Iraq replaces head of oil marketer SOMO -ministry

* US denies Iran report of confrontation with US vessel

* Russia urges dialogue to solve Gulf crisis

* Iran to raise oil production to 4.5 million bpd within five years

EGYPT

* Remittances from expatriate Egyptians at $14.5 bln since currency float

* Egypt inflation dips in August from record highs

* Egypt may reject French wheat as tough inspections rattle trade

* Average yields drop on Egypt’s three- and nine-month T-bills

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi to supply full crude allocations to Asia buyers -sources

* Saudi Arabia arrests prominent cleric -social media

* Saudi’s Falih discuss oil supply cuts extension with Venezuela, Kazakhstan

* Will Saudi Aramco deliver world record profit for next year’s IPO?

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Dubai and China to set up $368 mln Food Industrial cluster – Arab News

* ADNOC could list stake in fuel retail business in early 2018 – sources

* Dubai’s Saudi German Hospital obtains 370 mln dirham Islamic loan

* Abu Dhabi weighing sale of 24 pct stake in insurance firm ADNIC-sources

KUWAIT

* Kuwait raises Oct crude price for Asia – industry source

BAHRAIN

* Al Baraka revs up Africa footprint with Morocco venture

* Bahrain tightens Islamic finance rules with mandatory external audit (Compiled by Dubai newsroom)