REFILE-Gulf bank results to show signs of strain from low oil prices

April 7, 2015 1:35 PM

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DUBAI, April 7 (Reuters) - Lower oil prices are set to end a run of bumper earnings for banks in the Gulf, one of a number of headwinds as lenders report first quarter results.

While the steep fall in oil prices is a concern to banks, a more immediate impact may be felt from retail banking rules, bad loan worries and property sector weakness.

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