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 shares tick higher as China cuts repo rate 

* Oil prices flat with markets on hold for progress in U.S.-China trade talks

* MIDEAST STOCKS--FAB drags down Abu Dhabi; other mkts steady

* PRECIOUS-Gold inches lower on cautious optimism over U.S.-China trade 

* Saudi Aramco in race for IPO record with $1.7 trillion top value 

* Lebanon slips deeper into crisis after Safadi withdrawal

* Oil prices flat with markets on hold for progress in U.S.-China trade talks

* Iran's Khamenei backs fuel price hike, blames 'sabotage' for unrest 

* U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff hopeful Gulf crisis will end soon 



* Nile Cotton Ginning Posts Q1 Profit 

* Egypt's Sarwa Capital Q3 Consol Profit Falls 

* Marsa Marsa Alam For Development Tourism Posts Flat 9-Month Loss



* 'Crown jewel' Aramco stirs loyal Saudi demand for giant IPO 

* Saudi Industrial Export Board Approves Opening Of Branch In Baghdad 

* MSCI, S&P Dow Jones, FTSE Russell could fast-track Aramco into indices 



* Boeing, Airbus kept in suspense over big Dubai jet deals 

* ADIB Board Proposes To Increase Non-UAE Nationals' Ownership Limit To 40% 

* Abu Dhabi To Introduce Region’s First Social Impact Bond 

* Union Properties Q3 Loss Widens 



* Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Al Rayan Bank PLC 

* Fitch Affirms Qatar International Islamic Bank at 'A'; Outlook Stable 



* Ooredoo Kuwait To Apply For Virtual Network License To Telecom Authority 

* Kuwait International Bank Q3 Profit Falls 


(Compiled by Dubai Newsroom;) ((