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-Asian shares steady, dollar weak as traders await earnings  

* Oil prices on the march again in tight market; U.S. crude at 7-yr high  

* PRECIOUS-Gold trims gains after Powell's comments on inflation  

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Abu Dhabi outperforms Gulf bourses, at record high  

* Former Saudi spymaster calls on Biden administration for help on his jailed kids  

* UAE opens investigation into local property developer over alleged financial violations 

* Lebanon's negotiations with IMF likely to start in November -foreign minister  



* Egypt's hotels back to full capacity, tourism official says  

* Telecom Egypt Secures $500 Mln Medium-Term Syndicated Loan  




* Saudi push on company headquarters showing success, says official  

* Saudi Arabia wants to be top supplier of hydrogen - energy minister 

* Saudi energy ministry building AI team with multi-billion riyal budget -official  



* UAE banking official says banks' assets to grow 8% in 2022, Al-Arabiya  

* Aldar To Create 1,000 Jobs For UAE Nationals By 2026 




* QatarEnergy signs deal with ExxonMobil Canada on farm-in exploration license  

* MEDIA-Qatar calls for embrace of gas producers for energy transition - FT  

* Qatar's Commercial Bank Nine-Month Profit Up 84.7%  



* Kuwait International Bank Q3 Profit Rises  

* Kuwait's Agility Unit NAS Announces Acquisition Of 51% Of Siginon Aviation  



* Bahrain aims to reach net zero carbon emissions in 2060 - BNA  



* Saudi Exim Bank Signs Mous With Omani banks To Provide Finance To Investors And Traders - SPA 


(Compiled by Dubai newsroom) ((