Politic / Economic issues


13Feb

Mexico Peso Rises as Greece Austerity Plan Boosts Export Outlook

Feb. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Mexico’s peso jumped the most in a week after Greek lawmakers approved austerity plans to secure rescue funds, boosting demand for higher-yielding assets.

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10Feb

Mexico Presidential Candidates Play it Safe with Security Plans

As Mexico's presidential elections approach, the candidates have been reticient about their security policies. Only one, the leftist Lopez Obrador, seems poised to break dramatically with President Felipe Calderon's approach.

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10Feb

Mexico's Peso Closes Stronger Vs Dollar On Greece, US Data

MEXICO CITY (Dow Jones)--Mexico's peso shook off early weakness and closed stronger against the U.S. dollar Thursday thanks to progress made in addressing Greece's fiscal and sovereign-debt troubles, and to positive U.S. economic data.

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09Feb

Mexico's Presidential Election and the Cartel War

Mexico will hold its presidential election July 1 against the backdrop of a protracted war against criminal cartels in the country. Former President Vicente Fox of the National Action Party (PAN) launched that struggle; his successor, Felipe Calderon, also of the PAN, greatly expanded it.

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09Feb

Mexico Inflation Breaches Target on Record Drought: Economy

Feb. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Mexico’s inflation rate surpassed the upper limit of the central bank’s target range for the first time since 2010, leaving policy makers little room to lower borrowing costs this year to help stimulate the economy.

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08Feb

Mexico's Stocks Open Higher, Peso Firmer Against Dollar

MEXICO CITY (Dow Jones)--Mexican stocks opened higher Wednesday, resuming their upward trend after a dip the previous session had ended a five-session winning streak.

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