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Brazil stocks to slog through worst year since 2008 as pandemic strikes

26 May 2020

BUENOS AIRES/MEXICO CITY Brazilian stocks will keep slogging through a year that is shaping up as their worst since the global financial crisis of 2008 due to concerns over the handling of the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on local companies, a Reuters survey showed.

Coronavirus in Mexico made worse by trio of health risk factors

11 May 2020

MEXICO CITY The spread of the new coronavirus is taking a deadly toll on Mexico due to the widespread presence of a trio of pre-existing medical conditions that put Mexicans at higher risk.

Mexico's weak peso may buffer battered economy, lift exports

27 Mar 2020

MEXICO CITY, March 26 Mexico's stricken peso could act as a shock absorber to limit damage to Latin America's second largest economy from the coronavirus outbreak and a plunge in oil prices, if the currency's weakness makes exports more competitive.

Bankers quarantined after Mexico hosts convention despite coronavirus threat

20 Mar 2020

MEXICO CITY Many of Mexico's top banking and financial brass are under quarantine or having to work from home after having attended an annual industry bash at a Pacific getaway last week where at least one participant later tested positive for coronavirus.

INTERVIEW-Mexico's weak peso weighs on rate decision - central bank governor

14 Mar 2020

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 13 Mexico may see inflationary impacts from a weak peso, risk aversion and higher risk premiums on the back of the coronavirus outbreak, the central bank governor said on Friday, suggesting any rate cuts could be smaller than recent U.S. Fed loosening.

Kisses, hugs of greeting endure in Mexico despite virus fears

14 Mar 2020

ACAPULCO, Mexico Mexicans are finding it difficult to shake the habit of greeting friends, family and even strangers with a handshake, hug or kiss on the cheek despite warnings they could spread coronavirus, with the practice on display at a major banking conference.

UPDATE 1-Mexico must minimize coronavirus economic drag, finance minister says

12 Mar 2020

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 11 Mexican policymakers need to implement economic measures that can minimize the expected economic headwinds caused by the spread of the coronavirus before the crisis worsens, the finance minister said.

Mexico must minimise coronavirus economic drag, finance minister says

12 Mar 2020

ACAPULCO, Mexico Mexican policymakers need to implement economic measures that can minimize the expected economic headwinds caused by the spread of the coronavirus before the crisis worsens, the finance minister said.

UPDATE 1-Mexico must minimize coronavirus economic drag, finance minister says

12 Mar 2020

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 11 Mexican policymakers need to implement economic measures that can minimize the expected economic headwinds caused by the spread of the coronavirus before the crisis worsens, the finance minister said.

Exclusive: Mexico to invite oil and gas investment, no auctions for now

12 Mar 2020

ACAPULCO, Mexico Mexico will soon invite private firms to invest in oil and gas projects to help a flagging economy hit by the fallout of coronavirus, Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said on Wednesday, but cautioned energy auctions were not on the cards for now.

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