Factors to watch - January 31

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DUBAI, Jan 31 (Reuters) -Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks slip as investors eye central bank hikes MKTS/GLOB

* Oil steadies after falling on rate hike worries, Russian crude flows O/R

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf markets fall, Abu Dhabi ends higher nL4N34F3F6

* PRECIOUS-Gold edges higher, on track for third straight monthly gain nL1N34G04V

* OPEC+ seen sticking with oil output policy at Feb. 1 meeting - delegates nL1N34F123

* Putin and Saudi crown prince discuss OPEC+ cooperation to maintain price stability -Kremlin nL8N34F4HD

* China foreign minister seeks stronger economic ties with Saudi Arabia nL1N34G01C

* Israel and Palestinians risk deeper conflict in a distracted world nL8N34E0GK

* Blinken reaffirms need for two-state solution after talks with Netanyahu nL1N34F0R2

* Adani firms lose $65 billion in value as U.S. short-seller battle escalates nL1N34F06L

* Iran, Russia link banking systems amid Western sanction nL8N34F2C0


* POLL-Egypt central bank forecast to raise interest rates by 150 bps nL8N34F4GH

* Alexandria Flour Mills And Bakeries HY Profit Rises nFWN34F2MV

* Blinken says U.S. will keep pressing Egypt on human rights nL1N34F0IC

* Orascom Development Egypt Q4 Sales Rises nFWN34D080


* Saudi Arabia to invest about $266 bln for clean energy - minister nC6N32E00R

* Saudi Aramco Signs Over 100 Agreements, MoUs Worth $7.2 Billion nFWN34F1NY

* Saudi's Al Rajhi Bank 2022 net profit rises 16% on higher operating income nL8N34F0QG

* TABLE-Saudi money supply increase in December nAZN0ZIF7R

* Bahri Qtrly Profit Rises nFWN34F1ZJ

* Saudi's NADEC Announces Intention To Introduce Its Strategic Plan 2023-2027 nFWN34F22G


* Abu Dhabi's IHC plans to invest $381 mln in Adani Enterprises nL1N34F2J1

* ADNOC eyes valuation of at least $50 bln for its gas business - sources nL8N34B434

* France says French-Emirati business council will advance economic ties nL1N34F11F

* Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Qtrly Group Profit Rises nFWN34F1YN

* Mashreqbank Qtrly Profit Rises nFWN34F20J

* DIFC Announces Launch Of DIFC Metaverse Platform nFWN34F21V


* Kuwait's Mabanee Qtrly Profit Rises nFWN34F1R3

* Kuwait Dec bank lending to private sector +7.95 % y/y - c.bank nP8N33O005


* Oman LNG, Turkey's Botas sign supply deal for 1 mln metric tonnes per year - Tweet nC6N349002

* Oman Arab Bank Board Prposes No FY Dividend nFWN34F1OI


* Delmon Poultry Says Merger Negotiations With General Poultry Company Terminated nFWN34F1YF

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom)


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