Mideast Stocks: Factors to watch on February 4

Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Monday

  
An Emirates NBD counter is seen as traders monitor stocks at the Dubai Financial Market at Dubai World Trade Center, February 2, 2012. Image for illustrative purposes.

An Emirates NBD counter is seen as traders monitor stocks at the Dubai Financial Market at Dubai World Trade Center, February 2, 2012. Image for illustrative purposes.

REUTERS/Mohamed Al-Sayaghi

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.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks quiet, dollar firm after upbeat U.S. job data 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Real estate weighs on Dubai, major Gulf markets down 

* PRECIOUS-Gold slips on firm dollar, robust U.S. jobs data

* Oil prices edge lower, tightening supply outlook supports

* Trump wants U.S. military in Iraq to 'watch Iran' -CBS interview

* Pope condemns Yemen war ahead of historic Gulf visit

* Syrian media cites source saying U.S.-led coalition jets attacked army

* Turkey says countries supporting Guaido fuel Venezuela crisis

* Yemen's warring parties meet on ship to discuss stalled troop withdrawal

* Erdogan says Turkey has maintained contacts with Damascus

EGYPT

* Egypt to consider longer presidential term -lawmaker

* Egypt hosts Palestinian groups, urges calm with Israel

* Egypt's short-term dollar debt drops to $14 billion - finance ministry

SAUDI ARABIA

* BRIEF-Saudi's Al Rajhi Bank FY Profit Rises

* BRIEF-Saudi Exchange Says Foreigners Net-buyers of Stocks In January

* BRIEF-Banque Saudi Fransi FY Profit Falls

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Pope arrives in UAE for historic Gulf visit, condemns Yemen war

* DP World to invest 500 mln dirhams in Jebel Ali Port, free zone in 2019-chairman

* BRIEF-Commercial Bank Of Dubai Board Proposes FY Dividend Of 20.7 Pct

QATAR

* BRIEF-Qatar's Aamal Plans 10 For 1 Stock Split

KUWAIT

* Kuwait Petroleum Corporation appoints new CEOs for subsidiaries

BAHRAIN

* BRIEF-Central Bank of Bahrain Invites Firms To Cross-Border Testing Pilot

* BRIEF-Bahrain Middle East Bank Appoints Abdulla Mohamed Dawood As Acting CEO

OMAN

* BRIEF-Oman's Al Jazeera Steel Board Proposes 16 Baizas/Share FY Dividend

(Reporting By Dubai newsroom) ((Dubai.Newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))


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