LONDON, Oct 11-* U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat to higher open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500 rising 0.2 percent, the Dow Jones trading flat and the Nasdaq 100 gaining 0.3 percent.
DUBAI, Oct 11- Qatar International Islamic Bank will issue a $700 million sukuk on Thursday, arranging banks said, and has revised earlier price guidance in a reflection of healthy demand for the deal. HSBC, Standard Chartered and QNB Capital. QIIB's sukuk would follow an issue from Qatar Islamic Bank.
LONDON, Oct 11- Brent crude oil rose by $1 on Thursday, lifted by escalating tension between Syria and Turkey, maintenance in the North Sea and a supply crunch in oil products. By 0818 GMT Brent crude oil was at $115.20 per barrel after reaching $115.33. It was on track for its highest close in a month.
*Long Haul Holdings to buy back Bumi Resources and bids for entire Berau stake. relationship between Bumi PLC and the Bakrie Group interests. *Long Haul Holdings- also submitted a firm bid to purchase Bumi plc's entire.
LONDON, Oct 11- Palmaris Capital PLC:.
*S&P downgrade to Spain pegs back European equities. LONDON, Oct 11- A rating cut that added to concerns over Spain pegged back European equities on Thursday, although gains in major retail and fashion stocks enabled some key indexes to edge into positive territory.
*Vietnam's new crop offered at $30 below London. SINGAPORE, Oct 11- Trading houses offered beans from Vietnam's new crop at discounts to London futures this week, but Indonesian robustas returned to premiums despite a lack of interest from roasters, dealers said on Thursday.
*FTSE 100 up 0.2 pct, off an earlier one-week low. LONDON, Oct 11- Britain's FTSE 100 share index edged up from one-week lows on Thursday, with concerns about the euro zone crisis offset by signs of slightly better trading at luxury fashion house Burberry.
*Plans to maintain second parallel listing in Athens* Says will maintain its operations in Greece. ATHENS, Oct 11- Coca Cola Hellenic, the world's second-largest bottler of Coca-Cola Co. soft drinks and Greece's biggest firm by market value, said on Thursday it would switch its main bourse listing to London, where it hopes to tap more liquidity from investors.
JAKARTA, Oct 11- Bumi Resources sees a proposal to part ways with London- listed coal conglomerate Bumi Plc as a positive development for both sides, a company director said on Thursday. "The development appears positive and a likely all round win-win," said Bumi Resources director and corporate secretary Dileep Srivastava.
*Russian stocks follow emerging markets down after Spain downgrade. MOSCOW, Oct 11- Russian stocks fell back on Thursday amid a general retreat from risk assets following a downgrade of Spain's rating and a poor start to the U.S. earnings season, though a firm oil price supported the rouble.
ATHENS, Oct 11- Coca Cola Hellenic, Greece's biggest company by market value, said on Thursday it would switch its main bourse listing to London, where it hopes to tap more liquidity from investors. Coca Cola Hellenic said in a bourse filing that shareholders would exchange all their stock into shares of Coca Cola HBC AG, a Swiss-based firm.
LONDON, Oct 11- European shares steadied after cutting earlier losses on Thursday as gains in stocks such as French retailer Carrefour and British luxury goods group Burberry enabled a key European equity index to recover.
SINGAPORE/ LONDON, Oct 11- Indonesia's powerful Bakrie family has proposed a parting of ways with London- listed coal conglomerate Bumi Plc, the group they co-founded with financier Nat Rothschild, offering to take back the Indonesian assets they brought less than two years ago.
JAKARTA, Sept 13- Indonesia's central bank held its benchmark rate on Thursday at a record low 5.75 percent for an eighth consecutive month, as forecast, as the country maintained strong growth despite a global economic slowdown.
As well as citing the deepening economic recession in Spain and rising levels of social discontent, the agency said the government's hesitation in requesting help was "potentially raising the risks to Spain's rating."
JAKARTA, Oct 11- Indonesia's central bank held its benchmark rate at a record low 5.75 percent for an eighth consecutive month, as forecast, and said the economy is still growing well though it conceded domestic demand was not as high as expected.
*Shares up 3 pct at London opening. By Matt Scuffham and Myles Neligan. LONDON, Oct 11- Shares in British insurer Direct Line opened 3 percent higher on their London Stock Exchange debut on Thursday after Royal Bank of Scotland.
LONDON, Oct 11- European shares fell for the fourth consecutive session on Thursday, as persistent worries over Spain's debt problems and the prospects of weak company earnings hit the region's stock markets.
LONDON, Oct 11- DIRECT LINE:.