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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

Dec 26 2017

Mexico steps up currency hedge auctions to ease pressure on peso

MEXICO CITY Mexico's central bank sold an additional $500 million in foreign exchange hedges on Tuesday to support the peso after the currency fell last week against the dollar on uncertainty over the economic outlook in 2018.

Oct 16 2017

Rajoy setzt letzte Frist für Verzicht auf Unabhängigkeit

Madrid/Barcelona Die spanische Zentralregierung will die Separatisten in Katalonien am Donnerstag endgültig stoppen.

Mar 03 2017

Peso surges on more 'neighborly' U.S.-Mexico tone on NAFTA

MEXICO CITY The peso rallied on Friday to a nearly four-month high after the new U.S. commerce secretary offered a softer tone on trade talks and as his Mexican counterpart echoed the sentiment that the two sides could reach a mutually beneficial trade deal.

Jan 27 2017

U.S.-Mexico crisis deepens as Trump aide floats border tax idea

PHILADELPHIA/MEXICO CITY The White House on Thursday floated the idea of imposing a 20 percent tax on goods from Mexico to pay for a wall at the southern U.S. border, sending the peso tumbling and deepening a crisis between the two neighbors. | Video

Jan 25 2017

Mexico's peso jumps as Trump tones down Mexico talk

MEXICO CITY, Jan 25 Mexico's peso strengthened to its highest level against the dollar in three weeks on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump said the country's economic future was important to the United States even as he forged ahead with plans for a new border wall.

Jan 10 2017

Mexico peso hits record low on Trump uncertainty, more weakening feared

MEXICO CITY Mexico's peso <MXX=D2> slumped to a new low against the dollar on Tuesday, fueled by concern about the policies of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, and comments by an economic think tank that further depreciation is "almost inevitable."

Jan 05 2017

Mexico central bank sells $1 billion to prop peso after Trump slump: traders

MEXICO CITY Mexico's central bank sold dollars in Mexico and New York on Thursday to fight off the peso's nose dive to record lows amid fears U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's protectionist policies could further hammer Latin America's second-biggest economy.

Jan 04 2017

Fears of protectionist Trump, Fed minutes drive Mexico peso to new low

MEXICO CITY Mexico's peso dropped to a new low on Wednesday, falling more than 2 percent amid worries over the prospect of protectionist policies by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and after Fed policymakers fretted he could stoke U.S. inflation.

Dec 07 2016

POLL-Brazil stocks seen near all-time high in 2017, outperforming Mexico

BRASILIA/MEXICO CITY, Dec 7 Brazilian shares will probably extend their rise to approach all-time highs in 2017, outperforming Mexican stocks, as inflation and interest rates fall, a Reuters poll showed.

Nov 11 2016

Mexico's peso slumps further after Trump victory

MEXICO CITY Mexico's peso slid on Friday to a record low of over 21 pesos per U.S. dollar before bouncing back in a volatile session, with some suggesting there was no immediate end in sight for the pain inflicted by Donald Trump's shock U.S. election win.


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