Tokyo stocks open higher as Apple suppliers rise

TOKYO, Aug 3, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Tokyo stocks opened higher on Friday with
investors buying into companies with strong earnings and suppliers to Apple
after the tech giant hit $1 trillion in market capitalisation.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.32 percent, or 72.58 points, to
22,585.11 in early trade while the Topix index was up 0.19 percent, or 3.27
points, at 1,755.36.