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-Shares, oil slide as China virus fears intensify; yen, Treasuries in demand 

* Oil prices skid 2%, extending slide as China virus spreads 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Middle Eastern stocks dip as China virus fears escalate 

* PRECIOUS-Gold rises to over 2-week high as China virus spreads 

* China virus deaths rise to 80 as Hong Kong bans visitors from worst-hit province

* Iraqi security forces kill protester, rockets hit U.S. embassy 

* Trump to meet with Netanyahu and Gantz as he readies Mideast peace plan 

* U.S. senator presses for declassified report on Jamal Khashoggi's slaying 

* Saudi Arabia says all options open at OPEC+ meeting, including further cuts 

* Israel approves travel to Saudi under limited circumstances 



* Telecom Egypt Says No Intention To Sell Stake In Vodafone Egypt 

* Lebanon's Bank Audi chooses Egypt's EFG Hermes as financial advisor in deal to sell its Egypt unit 

* Abu Qir Fertilizers H1 Profit Falls

* Misr Chemical Industries H1 Profit Falls 



* Saudi energy minister says confident China can contain, eradicate new coronavirus 

* Saudi's Riyad Bank FY Profit Rises 

* Saudi's Bank Aljazira Board Proposes H2 Dividend 

* Saudi's SADAFCO Qtrly Profit Rises 


* Dubai's Union Properties To Sign MoU With CNCEC For Dubai Autodrome New Expansion Project

* Sharjah Islamic Bank FY Profit Rises 



* Kuwait's Integrated Holding Unit Gets 4.7 mln Dinars Contract 


Oman's foreign minister meets Iran's foreign minister Zarif - Tweet 

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom) ((