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Oil near six-year lows after US stockpiles hit record high

Analysts say prices to remain low as China's demand slows

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Debate focused on whether a weaker global economy may curb the US Federal Reserve's enthusiasm to raise interest rates.

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NATL BK OF AD -0.75 -5.51 %
EMIRATES INS CO -0.40 -5.41 %
ALDAR PROPERTIES -0.08 -3.27 %
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