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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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Bank of England tightens credit rules for banks after Brexit resilience

LONDON The Bank of England tightened its controls on lending on Tuesday and said it was likely to make British banks hold an extra 11.4 billion pounds of capital as it decided the risk of a big hit to the economy from the Brexit vote had passed.

26 Jun 2017

May offers to protect benefits of EU citizens living in Britain

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled details of her plan to protect the rights of EU nationals living in Britain on Monday, saying the government would work to offer them largely the same benefits as British citizens.

23 Jun 2017

Politics, not rate outlook, is main driver for sterling - BoE's Forbes

LONDON Politics, not the outlook for Bank of England policy, is the main factor currently driving sterling, BoE rate-setter Kristin Forbes said on Thursday.

23 Jun 2017

Sterling weakness strengthens case for UK rate rise - BoE's Forbes

LONDON Bank of England policymaker Kristin Forbes said on Thursday she feared the pound's weakness would have a lasting upward effect on inflation, and that she was concerned central banks were becoming more reluctant to raise rates than in the past.

22 Jun 2017

Politics, not rate outlook, is main driver for sterling - BoE's Forbes

LONDON, June 22 Politics, not the outlook for Bank of England policy, is the main factor currently driving sterling, BoE rate-setter Kristin Forbes said on Thursday.

20 Jun 2017

Bank of England's Carney stifles UK rate hike talk

LONDON Bank of England Governor Mark Carney doused speculation that he might soon back higher interest rates, telling bankers on Tuesday that he first wanted to see how the economy coped with Brexit talks in coming months. | Video

20 Jun 2017

Bank of England's Carney says now not the time to raise rates

LONDON, June 20 Now is not the time to raise interest rates, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday, warning of weak wage growth and a likely hit to incomes as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.

16 Jun 2017

Sterling, not spare capacity, key for UK inflation: BoE's Forbes

LONDON The Bank of England policymaker who has led the charge for higher interest rates said on Friday the long-term effect of a fall in sterling in boosting British inflation was commonly underestimated in the BoE's main economic models.

15 Jun 2017

Bank of England shocks markets with close vote on rate hike

LONDON The Bank of England shocked financial markets on Thursday when it said three of its policymakers voted for an interest rate hike, the closest it has come to raising rates since 2007, despite signs of a slowdown in Britain's economy.

15 Jun 2017

Bank von England nur mit knapper Mehrheit gegen Zinserhöhung

London Die ultra-lockere Geldpolitik in Großbritannien wird vor den anstehenden Brexit-Verhandlungen immer umstrittener.

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