Indian stock markets are likely to open higher on Friday following a considerable upsurge in the US equity markets with Dow Industrials surging as much as 294 points. The early indicator of NSE Nifty, SGX Nifty Futures was trading little changed, up 0.08% at 10,476.5 on Singapore Exchange on Friday. Among the major corporate earnings, India's second-largest IT company Infosys is all set to announce its financial results for the quarter and year ended 31 March 2018 today. These stocks will be in focus today Vedanta:\u00a0Vedanta Resources will invest $700 million in Zambian subsidiary Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) to increase production level to 400,000 tonnes per annum. Bank of India:\u00a0The Securities Appellate Tribunal reduced the fine imposed on depository participant Bank of India shareholding to Rs 6 lakh from Rs 40 lakh. Fortis Healthcare:\u00a0Fortis Healthcare has received an "unsolicited binding offer" from Hero Enterprise Investment Office and Burman Family Office to invest Rs 1,250 crore in the company through preferential allotment route. ITI:\u00a0ITI Ltd posted a profit for the first time after\u00a016 years in the third quarter of 2017-18.\u00a0The telecom equipment manufacturer posted a higher turnover at Rs 1,701 crore in 2017-18 as compared to Rs 1,621 crore in the previous fiscal. The company reported a net profit of Rs 27 crore in the third quarter of 2017-18 without any grants. Kotak Mahindra Bank: Launch of payments banks and small finance banks has not impacted private sector lender Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMB), PTI reported citing Ambuj Chandna, head of retail liabilities, investment and payment products. NMDC:\u00a0NMDC\u00a0posted a record production and sales for the financial year 2017-18 at 35.50 MT and 36.1 MT, respectively. HCL Technologies:\u00a0HCL Technologies and Sumeru Equity Partners (SEP) will acquire US-based Actian Corporation in a USD 330-million all-cash deal. The Indian rupee on Thursday: The rupee recovered from its five-month low and closed up 5 paise at 65.26 against the US dollar. Indian stock markets on Thursday\u00a0 Indian stock markets ended higher with the key equity indices Sensex and Nifty finishing in the positive territory for the sixth straight session on Thursday. Shares of IT companies such as IT giants\u00a0Tata\u00a0Consultancy Services, Infosys, Tech\u00a0Mahindra, HCL Tech surged heavily ahead of the financial results of Infosys for the quarter and the year ended 31 March 2018.\u00a0BSE Sensex\u00a0added\u00a0160.69 points or\u00a00.47% to finish the day at\u00a034101.13 whereas NSE Nifty concluded at 10,458.65, up by 41.5 points or 0.4%. During the day, the benchmark Sensex shuttled between the range of\u00a034,177.44 and\u00a033,924.88 on Thursday.