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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.

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Busiest year for Brazilian IPOs since 2013 ends on flat note

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA Brazil's strongest year for initial public offerings since 2013 finished on a flat note this week as one company canceled its plans and what promised to be 2017's biggest listing priced at the bottom of the range.

15 Dec 2017

ANALYSIS-Busiest year for Brazilian IPOs since 2013 ends on flat note

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Dec 15 Brazil's strongest year for initial public offerings in four years finished on a flat note this week as one company canceled its plans and what promised to be the biggest listing of the year priced at the bottom of the range, showing the limits of renewed investor interest in the country.

13 Dec 2017

UPDATE 1-Brazil retail sales unexpectedly drop in October

BRASILIA, Dec 13 Brazil retail sales unexpectedly dropped in October, highlighting an uneven recovery in Latin America's largest economy.

12 Dec 2017

Brazil banks agree to reimburse depositors for losses

BRASILIA Brazilian banks agreed on Tuesday to compensate depositors for losses from government plans that tackled hyperinflation in the 1980s and 1990s, potentially settling over a million legal disputes that have hung over the country's banking system.

06 Dec 2017

Brazil cuts rates to all-time low, hints at smaller February cut

SAO PAULO Brazil's central bank cut interest rates to an all-time low on Wednesday and hinted at another, smaller reduction in February, but urged caution as major fiscal reforms hung in the balance.

06 Dec 2017

Brazil set to cut rates to all-time low, hint at further cuts

SAO PAULO, Dec 6 The Brazilian central bank is set to cut interest rates to an all-time low on Wednesday and hint at further cuts early next year as inflation stays surprisingly below the official target.

01 Dec 2017

Brazil rates likely to drop further after hitting all-time low: Reuters poll

SAO PAULO Brazil's central bank will cut interest rates to a record low next week and is likely to proceed with a further reduction at the start of next year in a bid to lift inflation expectations towards the official goal, a Reuters survey showed.

22 Nov 2017

New labour law prompts Brazil small firms to hire workers legally

SAO PAULO New labour laws that took effect this month in Brazil are prompting small firms to bring workers onto their books, potentially taking the edge off a recent surge in under-the-table employment and providing a boost for tax revenues.

22 Nov 2017

Petrobras eyes up to $6.8 billion valuation in distribution unit IPO

SAO PAULO Brazilian state-controlled company Petróleo Brasileiro SA will seek a valuation of up to 22 billion reais ($6.8 billion) for its fuel distribution unit in what is expected to be the country's biggest initial public offering of the year.

20 Nov 2017

Brazil economic activity index up more than expected in September

SAO PAULO Economic activity in Brazil expanded at more quickly than expected in September, central bank data showed on Monday, rebounding from the prior month's contraction and reinforcing the outlook for a gradual recovery.

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