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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

Feb 14 2018

Mexico's Financiero Interacciones sees cheaper loans on Banorte tie-up

MEXICO CITY Mexico's state and municipal government debt sector will likely see lower borrowing costs in the coming months following the acquisition of Grupo Financiero Interacciones by Banorte, Interacciones CEO said on Wednesday.

Dec 06 2017

Mexican Senate passes fintech law

MEXICO CITY Mexico's Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would regulate its fast-growing financial technology sector, including crowdfunding and cryptocurrency firms, paving the way for a vote by the lower house.

Oct 26 2017

Banorte gives merger details; shares bounce a day after 9 percent slide

MEXICO CITY Shares in Mexican bank Grupo Financiero Banorte recovered slightly on Thursday as the company revealed more details about a merger deal with a smaller bank announced the previous day that sent the stock sliding more than 9 percent.

Oct 20 2017

After massive quakes, millions in Mexico turn to early warning app

MEXICO CITY Since two massive earthquakes hit Mexico in September, claiming more than 460 lives, an early warning start-up called SkyAlert has doubled its users to 5.8 million, making it one of the country's most downloaded apps. | Video

Sep 26 2017

Mexico eyes record IPOs before election season slowdown: sources

MEXICO CITY As many as 10 companies could list on Mexico's stock exchange by the end of 2017, sources from the exchange said, potentially marking a record year ahead of slower expected activity in 2018 due to Mexico's elections.

Sep 18 2017

Mexico readies bill to regulate fast-growing fintech industry

MEXICO CITY Mexico would regulate its fast-growing financial technology sector, including firms that use crypto-currencies like bitcoin, to protect consumers and spur competition, under a proposed bill seen by Reuters.

Sep 06 2017

Grupo Mexico eyes October IPO of its rail unit: sources

MEXICO CITY Mexican mining conglomerate Grupo Mexico has resumed plans to list its transportation division, including its Ferromex railroad operator, on Mexico's stock exchange, four sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Aug 16 2017

Slim's America Movil wins telecom battle in top Mexico court

MEXICO CITY Mexico's Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled billionaire Carlos Slim's telecommunications company America Movil should not be barred by law from charging competitors certain fees, prompting fears of a rollback of a sweeping antitrust reform.

Aug 09 2017

Walmex is well-positioned for economic downturn, CFO says

MEXICO CITY Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, is prepared to confront "difficult moments" should the economy slow down, its chief financial officer said, at a time consumers have been hit by high interest rates and inflation. | Video


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