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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jun 08 2018

Argentina clinches $50 billion IMF financing deal, to speed up cuts

BUENOS AIRES Argentina and the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday they reached an agreement for a three-year, $50 billion standby lending arrangement, which the government said it sought to provide a safety net and avoid the frequent crises of the country's past. | Video

Jun 01 2018

Volkswagen lowers 2018 car sales outlook in Argentina: executive

BUENOS AIRES Volkswagen expects its car sales in Argentina to grow 5 percent in 2018, down from a previous estimate of 20 percent, regional Chief Executive Pablo Di Si said on Friday, citing the country's high interest rates.

May 31 2018

E-commerce firm MercadoLibre to launch Argentina investment fund

BUENOS AIRES, May 31 Latin American e-commerce firm MercadoLibre plans to launch an investment fund in Argentina in coming months so clients can invest in high-yielding, short-term securities, company executives said on Thursday.

May 25 2018

Argentines brace for crisis as nation again seeks IMF help

BUENOS AIRES Maria Florencia Humano opened a clothing store in 2016, convinced that Argentina’s long history of economic crises had ended under pro-business President Mauricio Macri. | Video

May 25 2018

Argentines brace for crisis as nation again seeks IMF help

BUENOS AIRES Maria Florencia Humano opened a clothing store in 2016, convinced that Argentina’s long history of economic crises had ended under pro-business President Mauricio Macri. | Video

May 07 2018

Argentina peso closes down slightly despite rate hike

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's peso closed slightly weaker on Monday, though analysts remained optimistic the government and central bank had curbed a run on the currency with a massive rate hike and lower fiscal deficit target last week.

May 07 2018

Argentina curbs peso's fall though risks linger

BUENOS AIRES, May 7 Argentina likely stopped a run on the peso with a massive rate hike and lower fiscal deficit target on Friday, though high inflation and large amounts of debt are lingering risks, economists said.

May 07 2018

Argentina curbs peso's fall though risks linger

BUENOS AIRES, May 7 Argentina likely stopped a run on the peso with a massive rate hike and lower fiscal deficit target on Friday, though high inflation and large amounts of debt are lingering risks, economists said.

Mar 16 2018

Argentina prepares 4G spectrum auction that could raise $800 million: source

BUENOS AIRES Argentina is preparing to auction 90 megahertz of 4G spectrum to mobile telephone and internet companies in a process that has already attracted interest from Telecom Argentina SA, Telefonica SA and Claro, a government source told Reuters.

Mar 14 2018

Argentina 2018 growth seen around 3 percent after drought: official

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's economy will expand between 0.5 and 1 percent in the first quarter of 2018 compared with last quarter, and 3 percent year-over-year, though a severe drought will reduce full-year growth, a Treasury Ministry official said on Wednesday.

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