The FBM KLCI rose 2.7 points or 0.16% to 1,685.67 at midday break today after a report by The Wall Street Journal that US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed lifting some or all tariffs imposed on Chinese imports boosted global investors' risk appetite.
At 12:30pm today, the KLCI settled higher with Asian stocks after US share markets at Wall Street climbed overnight on Thursday.
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Bumi Armada Bhd shares rose as much as three sen or 19% to 19 sen so far today after CIMB Research said Bumi Armada's difficult debt refinancing talks with banks are ongoing and that the probability of banks calling a default on the loans is low.
At 11:07am, the oil and gas support services provider's shares topped Bursa Malaysia's active list. Bumi Armada saw a turnover of some 158 million shares.