Gains all around reflected a GovCon Index close of 64.854 on Tuesday, up by 1.010 points or 1.533 percent from the previous day.
Strong quarterly earnings from technology companies, coupled with the European Central Bank looking to buy corporate bonds as an option, boosted the Standard & Poor’s 500 by 1.96 percent and helped the Nasdaq index achieve gains of more than 2 percent, Sam Forgione reported for Reuters.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||% Change|
|Advancing Issues||29Â (96.67%)|
|Declining Issues||1Â (3.34%)|
The Executive MosaicÂ GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) Companies.