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March 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Weighed by Commodity Declines, Health Net Up 4% on Centene Deal Approval

The GovCon Index stumbled from the open to close at a loss of 0.279 points to 75.052 as U.S. stock declines mirrored a fall in commodities such as oil and investors continued to speculate over when the next interest rate increases could occur. Los Angeles-based health insurance provider Health Net (NYSE: HNT) …

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March 22 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Show Little Change Amid Brussels Attacks

The GovCon Index held in narrow range for the entirety of Tuesday trade and closed at a nominal loss of 0.084 points to 75.331, which ends the Index’s four-day stretch of gains. U.S. markets also struggled for direction after the early morning terrorist attacks at the main airport and a subway …

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