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.
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BRASILIA The Mexican peso is likely to hold on to much of last month's rally, the latest Reuters poll showed, underscoring investors' newfound trust in newly elected President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's economic credentials.
BRASILIA, Aug 1 Brazil's central bank is likely to hold interest rates at an all-time low on Wednesday even after inflation jumped back within its target range, due to an underwhelming economic recovery keeping a lid on price pressures in the medium term.
BRASILIA Brazil is likely to hold interest rates at an all-time low next week even after product shortages due to a truckers' strike sharply lifted inflation, a Reuters poll of economists showed.
BRASILIA A nationwide truckers strike in the final weeks of May likely dragged down Brazil's economic growth this year by nearly one percentage point, a Reuters poll showed, while only temporarily boosting inflation.
BRASILIA Brazil's inflation rate in mid-July likely rose above the midpoint of the central bank's target for the first time in more than a year, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Monday.
BRASILIA Industrial output in Brazil plummeted in May at the sharpest pace in a decade, highlighting the deep impact of a nationwide truckers' strike in the final weeks of that month.
BRASILIA Brazil's inflation rate soared back to the central bank's official target range in mid-June after a nationwide protest by truckers drove product shortages across the board, lifting consumer prices by the most in more than two years.
BRASILIA Product shortages driven by an 11-day truckers' strike in late May likely lifted Brazilian consumer prices in the month to mid-June by the most in more than two years, driving the annual inflation rate comfortably back to the official target range.
BRASILIA, June 13 Retail sales in Brazil rose more than expected for a second straight month in April, allaying concerns over a slowdown early in the second quarter.
BRASILIA The Brazilian and Mexican currencies are set to strengthen, but forecasts from market strategists polled by Reuters span an extremely wide range, suggesting that expectations for an imminent rebound from a recent selloff may be premature.