JAKARTA Feb 22 Shares of PT Bumi Resources
jumped as much as 6.5 percent on Friday after a vote
by shareholders of its holding company Bumi Plc that
could mark the end to a battle for control that has weighed on
Financier Nat Rothschild, co-founder of London-listed Bumi
Plc, lost his bid to oust the coal miner's board on Thursday,
after a public showdown with his one-time colleagues the Bakrie
Shares of coal miner Berau coal, another unit of
Bumi Plc, rose as much as 8.3 percent.
Bumi Resource's shares have risen around 60 percent so far
this year, easily outperforming the Jakarta index that was up 7
percent in the same period.
(Reporting by Janeman Latul; Editing by Michael Urquhart)