Steven Mufson
Reporter

Steven Mufson is a staff writer covering energy and other financial news. He has worked at the Post since 1989 and has been its chief economic policy writer, Beijing correspondent, diplomatic correspondent and deputy editor of the weekly Outlook section. Earlier, he spent six years working for The Wall Street Journal in New York, London and Johannesburg and wrote a book about the 1980s uprisings in South Africa’s black townships.

Latest by Steven Mufson

Facing questions on migrants, Italy’s Renzi points to Libyan turmoil

Facing questions on migrants, Italy’s Renzi points to Libyan turmoil

The Italian prime minister faulted foreign powers that helped overthrow Gaddafi, leaving a power vacuum.

Trader charged with manipulating markets in ‘flash crash’ stock plunge

Trader charged with manipulating markets in ‘flash crash’ stock plunge

A British resident allegedly reaped $40 million in profits in a trading technique known as “spoofing.”

Obama blasts Senate over stalled Lynch confirmation

Obama blasts Senate over stalled Lynch confirmation

The president called the stalled process for confirming Loretta Lynch, his pick for U.S. attorney general, an “embarrassing” example of the Senate’s “dysfunction.”

Standoff between Germany and Greece goes on full display in Washington

Standoff between Germany and Greece goes on full display in Washington

At the World Bank and IMF spring meetings this weekend, the focus will be on Europe.