DUBAI - 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.


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise, markets ready for central bank parade  

* Oil rises on optimism Omicron impact will be limited on fuel demand 

* PRECIOUS-Gold extends gains on U.S. inflation data, focus on cenbank meetings 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf bourses end higher, Dubai rises for eighth session

* Saudi Arabia expects 2022 budget surplus after years of deficit 

* Israeli leader begins first visit to UAE as Iran tensions surge 

* ANALYSIS-Stuck in the middle UAE walks tightrope between U.S, Israel and Iran 

* Iran draft budget eyes growth, more oil sales despite sanctions 



* Egypt's GASC seeks vegoils in tender for arrival Feb. 5-25

* EGX Says Mahmoud Ahmed Mahmoud Lashin Reduces Stake In Speed Medical To 15.7%



* Saudi crown prince says PIF to invest 150 billion riyal locally in 2022 -SPA 

* S.Arabia's Qiddiya awards contract for Six Flags theme park - State News Agency

* The Saudi Exchange Announces Beginning Of Subscription Period, Trading For Batic

* SEDCO Capital To Increase Total Asset Value Of SEDCO Capital REIT Fund By 702 Mln riyals 



* Abu Dhabi's Mubadala tells CNBC investing in crypto ecosystem 

* Bank of America expects busy year of Gulf IPOs

* IHC Approves Merger Of Al Tamouh And Al Qudra Holding 

* ADNOC Distribution Signs Deal To Provide Fuel, Lubricants To More Than 3,000 Cars Taxi Fleet 

* flydubai Will Restart Flights To Hargeisa In Somaliland From December 18 

* Dana Gas Shareholders Approve 3.5 Fils/Share Interim Dividend For First Six Months Of 2021 



* Qatar central bank governor to head Financial Markets Authority 

* Qatar offers crude cargoes for Feb loading - sources 



* Jazeera Airways Announces Delivery Of A Leased Brand New A320 NEO Aircraft 

* Kuwait's Kipco Baord Appoints Sheikha Dana Nasser Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah As Group CEO

* Kuwait telecom Zain receives $1.3 bln offer for Sudan business 



* Oman sees deficit shrinking with 2022 budget

* Oman's PDO-S signs first contract with Tethys 



* Investcorp Completes Fourth Food Investment In Asia By Investing In Mo Xiaoxian 


(Compiled by Dubai newsroom) ((