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June 20 Morning Report: GovCon Index Drops Amid Market Reaction to Upcoming ‘Brexit’ Vote

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a 0.435-point decline to 78.356 and posted a loss of 1.97 percent for the week to record a third consecutive trading day in the negative and break the Index’s four-week streak of gains. GCI’s performance comes as the Federal Reserve indicated that the upcoming referendum vote on the U.K.’s potential …

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June 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls to Snap 4-Week Gain Streak

The GovCon Index fell for a third consecutive session Friday by 0.435 points to 78.356 in a close that snaps the GCI’s four-week gain streak as market activity was shaped by continued reaction to the latest Federal Reserve interest rate outlook and uncertainty over the Brexit referendum. The GCI recorded a weekly decline of …

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

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 6 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rise on Janet Yellen’s Upbeat Economic Message

The GovCon Index kicked off the first full trading week of June on a positive note with a gain of 0.516 points to 79.534 as U.S. markets appeared unmoved by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s hint at further interest rate increases this year. Yellen told an audience at the World Affairs Council …

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May 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Nudges Gain on Boeing, Navistar Lift

The GovCon Index nudged out a gain of 0.081 points to 78.273 Wednesday on contributions from Boeing (NYSE: BA) and armored truck manufacturer Navistar International (NYSE: NAV). Boeing surged 1.07 percent and Navistar rose 9.09 percent, while shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) rebounded by one-half percent a day after its stock was downgraded to “Sell” from “Hold” by …

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