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June 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Shows Rebound as Markets Attempt Reversal From Brexit Shock

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index received a modest boost Tuesday from attempts by U.S. and global equity markets to shake off a two-day rout spurred by Britain’s vote to leave the European Union with help from strong activity in McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) and Honeywell (NYSE: HON). The GovCon Index gained 0.725 points to 76.502 as the …

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June 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Plunge Deepens on Post-Brexit Fallout’s Second Day

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The GovCon Index lost two full percentage points for a second consecutive trading session Monday as global financial markets continued to indicate investor concerns over the prospects of Britain’s vote Thursday to leave the European Union. Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index closed down 2.004 percent to 75.777 with Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) and Northrop Grumman …

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June 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Plummets on Brexit Vote Fallout, Raytheon Lone Gainer

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The GovCon Index was no exception to the effects of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union on global financial markets Friday as the GCI recorded its worst one-day percentage drop of 2016 by 2.805 percent to 77.327. Friday’s plunge brought the GCI from a weekly gain to a five-day loss of 1.175 percent …

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June 23 Market Close: GCI Up, CACI Guidance Miss & Downgrade Weigh as Markets Bet Against Brexit

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The GovCon Index lifted Thursday on U.S. investor speculation that Britain would vote in its referendum to remain in the European Union but felt some downward pressure from a guidance miss by CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and a subsequent downgrade on the stock. Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index of 30 publicly traded contractors rose 0.365 points …

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June 15 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Choppy as Fed Holds Line on Interest Rates

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The GovCon Index hit choppy trade in the late afternoon session Wednesday and closed at a narrow loss of 0.094 points to 78.850 as investors examined the Federal Reserve‘s latest policy statement that left current interest rates unchanged. Central bank leaders held the federal funds rate at between one-quarter and one-half …

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June 14 Market Close: GCI Barely Nudges Up as Britain EU Vote, Central Banks Mute Markets

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The GovCon Index rallied late Tuesday afternoon and ended at a narrow gain of 0.033 points to 78.945 as global investors held back over the U.K.’s potential European Union exit and also started to watch world central bank meetings. CACI International (NYSE: CACI) rose after the Air Force announced the services provider as the …

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June 13 Morning Report: GCI Posts 4th Straight Weekly Gain on Strong Defense Contractor Stocks

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The GovCon Index closed Friday with a decline of 0.551 points to 79.942 but ended with its fourth consecutive weekly gain with a 1.20-percent increase. Upgrades to prime defense contractor stocks including L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) and strong performances from Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) helped drive the Index’s …

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June 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Notches 4th Straight Weekly Gain Ahead of Fed’s Midweek Summit

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The GovCon Index stumbled from the open Friday and closed down 0.551 points to 79.942 as investors continued to pull back from the GCI’s six-day prior rally and U.S. stock benchmark S&P 500’s three-day stretch of gains that ended Thursday. Despite Friday’s decline, the GCI ends the week up 1.20 percent …

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June 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat, US Stocks Post Little Change in Investor Outlook Reset

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The GovCon Index attempted an afternoon reversal from its morning decline Thursday and closed at a nominal loss of 0.004 points to 80.493 as U.S. investors paused their recent stretch of optimism before the Federal Reserve‘s policy meeting next week and other key events to gauge the global economy. Thursday ends the …

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June 8 Market Close: GCI Hits 80, Extends Gain Streak to 6th Day as HII & L-3 Hit 52-Week Highs

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The GovCon Index held positive for a sixth consecutive full trading session Wednesday with a gain of 0.751 points to 80.497 and achieved its first close above 80 points in 16 months. A weakening dollar helped lift U.S. stocks and multinational corporations in particular as commodities such as copper, gold and …

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