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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LONDON German bond yields fell to their lowest level in almost three weeks on Friday after a Reuters report that European Central Bank policymakers had broadly agreed to extend their bond-buying scheme into next year while scaling it back.
LONDON Spain's stocks and government bonds were in demand on Wednesday after Catalonia's leader stopped short of making a formal declaration of independence, taking the edge off a political crisis in the euro zone's fourth biggest economy. | Video
LONDON/PARIS While most London-based bankers are brushing up on their German to prepare for a move to Frankfurt post-Brexit, senior staff at French investment banks expect to say "Oui" to government pressure to bring jobs home to Paris.
LONDON An apology from Spain for a violent police crackdown on Catalonia's independence referendum settled a sell-off in Spanish financial assets on Friday, although global bond yields were broadly higher after a mixed U.S. jobs report.
LONDON Investors are on standby for Europe's own version of the Trumpflation trade in case Wolfgang Schaeuble's successor at the German finance ministry directs the country's massive surpluses towards tax cuts and spending.
LONDON Investors headed back into euro zone bonds on Friday after data showed inflation in the currency bloc was lower than expected in September.
LONDON Catalan bonds and stocks were finally showing signs of selling pressure as the region prepared to hold an independence referendum and Madrid said it would prevent it going ahead.
LONDON Credit Agricole is to move its European government bonds trading platform from London to Paris in September 2017, a spokeswoman for the bank told Reuters.
LONDON German bond yields hit their highest since early August on Thursday after policymakers in the United States signaled they expect to raise interest rates one more time this year and begin the "Great Unwinding" of a decade of aggressive stimulus.
LONDON Euro zone government bond yields nudged down on Wednesday as investors awaited the conclusion of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting for clues on whether another interest rate rise is likely this year.