Today’s top morning headlines - 2nd May 2024

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Top gainer: Power Grid :315 ▲ 13 (+4.3%)
Top losers: Kotak Mahindra Bank : 1580 ▼ 43 (-2.7%)

:star: Kotak Mahindra Bank remains top loser in NIFTY 50
Shares of Kotak Mahindra Bank fell 4% on Thursday, reacting to the key exit of Joint MD KVS Manian on Tuesday April 30. This development comes immediately after RBI imposed restrictions on the Bank.

:star:REC Jumps to fresh lifetime high on robust results
REC ltd jumped 9% on Thursday after the company announced robust Q4 results as the company posted net profit ₹4,079 crore in the March quarter of FY24 as against ₹3,000.91 crore in the same quarter last year

:star: Indiamart intermesh jumps 8% on record revenue numbers
Indiamart Intermesh shares zoomed 9.10% to trade at ₹2,884.60 over its previous close of ₹2,643.90. Today, the intraday high and low of Indiamart Intermesh was ₹2,890 and ₹2,702, respectively. The stock rallied on the back of strong financial performance for the quarter ending on March 31, 2024, with a 78.04% YoY rise in the net profit.

:star: HPCL, BPCL & Indian oil rise as Brent crude oil prices fall
Oil marketing companies like BPCL, HPCL & Indian oil corporation shares rise as Brent crude oil prices fall to $83 per barrel in the international markets. The crude oil prices globally fell largely due to easing tensions in the middle east wars, higher crude oil inventories in the US.