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Editorial: Bumi is the canary in the City's coalmine

Nat Rothschild's company joins a list of foreign miners with questionable governance

Bumi shares leap on sale of Rosan Roeslani's pivotal 10% stake

Shares in beleaguered Indonesian coalminer Bumi jumped by nearly 5% yesterday after major investor Rosan Roeslani sold his pivotal 10% stake in the group ahead of a crucial vote on Thursday.

Bumi digs in despite the feuding and hits targets

The bitter feud between Bumi’s co-founders hasn’t affected the coal miner’s performance, as the firm today announced it had met 2012 production targets and cut quarterly costs.

Return ‘flawed’ shares bonus, Bumi tells Nat Rothschild

Nat Rothschild was today called on to surrender his shares in Indonesian miner Bumi as the financier stepped up his battle to oust the Bakrie family and their supporters from the group’s board.

Bumi sets vote date on bid to oust directors

Bumi today said it will vote on Nat Rothschild’s proposals to oust the majority of the board at an extraordinary general meeting on February 21.

Nat Rothschild is pitted in new battle over Bumi coal director

Nat Rothschild escalated his battle with Bumi's board yesterday, dismissing their plans for a radical shake-up of the Indonesian coal miner he co-founded – before they had even been announced.

What the Sunday Papers said

Goldman Sachs' chief executive, Lloyd Blankfein, has admitted that media pressure forced the Wall Street bank to drop its plan to save its British employees millions of pounds in bonuses through tax avoidance. "We were very, very influenced by the press, and that's certainly not embarrassing. We have to take account of it," said Mr Blankfein at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Gloves come off at Bumi as probe into miner backs Rothschild

Finding sees clashes escalate between co-founder and board

Bakries threaten to backtrack on offer to exit Bumi amid dispute

The Bakrie family has threatened to withdraw an offer to exit the London-listed miner Bumi by buying back some of their Indonesian coal assets as their dispute with Nat Rothschild deepens.

Another board member forced to resign at Bumi

The soap opera continued at Bumi yesterday after yet another board member was forced to resign from the conflict-riven Indonesian coal miner created by Nat Rothschild, pictured, and the Bakrie family in November 2010.

Bumi hit by another exit as Takeover Panel seeks answers

The soap opera continued at Bumi yesterday after yet another board member was forced to resign from the conflict-riven Indonesian coal miner created by Nat Rothschild and the Bakrie family in November 2010.

Market Report: City spends energy on oil and gas talk

Oil and gas explorers on both sides of the Channel were flaring up on City takeover chatter. BG Group has been a takeover target since its shares lost around 20 per cent after warning on production forecasts at the beginning of the month.

The Business Matrix: Tuesday 20 November 2012

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Joules seeks funds to expand

Cala board meets as bid battle starts

The board of Scottish builder Cala Homes will meet today to consider the opening salvos in a £250m auction of the business.

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