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Mexican peso tumbles after Trump news conference

MEXICO CITY: Mexico's peso fell on Wednesday after US President-elect Donald Trump vowed to make the country pay for a huge border wall and to tax companies that ship jobs abroad. The Mexican currency shed 0.9 percent, trading at 22.20 pesos per dollar after hitting a historic low 22 pesos per greenback on Tuesday, according to private bank Citibanamex. But it later regained some of its losses, exchanging hands at 22.10 pesos per dollar. Trump pledged to forge ahead with plans for a wall on the southern US border…