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-U.S. & European stock futures rise, oil bounces  

* Oil gains more than $1/bbl after Saudi price hike  

* PRECIOUS-Gold flat as subdued bond yields counter faster Fed taper bets  

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Abu Dhabi leads most Gulf bourses higher; Qatar dips  

* COLUMN-What OPEC+ does with output matters more than what it says: Russell 

* U.S. reluctance to lift all Iran sanctions main hurdle to reviving 2015 pact- Iranian official  



* Egypt PMI steady in Nov as input costs rise  



* Saudi Arabia raises January Arab Lt crude price to Asia to near 2-year high  

* Saudi sovereign fund PIF selling 5.01% stake in STC in secondary offer  

* Saudi crown prince will start tour of Gulf region on Monday - Al Arabiya 



* UAE's top security official to visit Iran on Monday 

* UAE defence ministry says French warplanes not a substitute for U.S. jets 

* Abu Dhabi's Mugharraq port certified as international port facility 

* BUZZ-IHC subsidiary Multiply slides in debut trade 


* Bahrain Bourse aims for five new listings next year - Sky News Arabia

* Bahrain considers new index for interbank transactions - central bank 

* Bahrain central bank plans to offer digital Dinar - Sky News Arabia 

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom) ((