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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

28 Apr 2017

Sterling hits seven-month high, posts best month since Brexit

LONDON Sterling climbed to its highest against the dollar since late September on Friday, brushing off data showing a sharp slowdown in UK economic growth as traders closed off heavy bets against the pound ahead of a long Bank Holiday weekend.

27 Apr 2017

Cautious ECB helps sterling recover after French vote losses

LONDON Sterling rose 0.8 percent against the euro on Thursday to trade at its strongest since before Sunday's first round of France's presidential election, when a victory for the market-friendly Emmanuel Macron drove a surge in the single currency.

26 Apr 2017

Sterling rebounds vs euro as political worries ebb

LONDON Sterling clawed back some ground against the euro on Wednesday, recovering from a two-week low, as a perception that political risk had faded drove investors to buy the pound after taking their bets against it to record levels.

24 Apr 2017

French election relief hands sterling worst day vs euro since January

LONDON Sterling suffered its heaviest one-day fall against the euro since early January on Monday, as investors bought back into the single currency after a run-off between two nationalist, anti-EU candidates was averted in France's presidential race.

23 Apr 2017

Investors cheer France vote as far-right vs far-left clash averted

LONDON The euro surged in early trading in Asia on Sunday, while French bond yields were expected to fall and French stocks to rally on Monday morning, on relief that France had not been left with a choice between two radical, anti-EU presidential candidates.

23 Apr 2017

Investors cheer France vote as far-right vs far-left clash averted

LONDON The euro surged in early trading in Asia on Sunday, while French bond yields were expected to fall and French stocks to rally on Monday morning, on relief that France had not been left with a choice between two radical, anti-EU presidential candidates.

23 Apr 2017

Investors cheer France vote as far-right vs far-left clash averted

LONDON, April 23 The euro surged in early trading in Asia on Sunday, while French bond yields were expected to fall and French stocks to rally on Monday morning, on relief that France had not been left with a choice between two radical, anti-EU presidential candidates.

23 Apr 2017

Polls show Macron, Le Pen going through to French election run-off

LONDON Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen are set to face each other in a May 7 runoff for the French presidency after coming first and second in Sunday's first round of voting, early projections indicated.

23 Apr 2017

INSTANT VIEW 2-Polls show Macron, Le Pen going through to French election run-off

LONDON, April 23 Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen are set to face each other in a May 7 runoff for the French presidency after coming first and second in Sunday's first round of voting, early projections indicated.

21 Apr 2017

World stocks climb, French yields steady as vote looms

LONDON Global markets appeared largely calm on Friday, the last day of trading before the first round of France's presidential election, with French bond yields hitting a three-month low and the euro treading water against the dollar.

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