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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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Greece prepares for end of bailout era with comeback bond

LONDON/ATHENS (Reuters/IFR) - Greece successfully sold debt to private investors for the first time in three years on Tuesday, making a significant first step towards financial independence when its third international bailout ends next year. | Video

20 Jul 2017

Euro nears two-year high as ECB flags autumn tightening talk

LONDON The euro jetted to an almost two-year high on Thursday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said officials would discuss possible changes to its bond-buying scheme this autumn.

20 Jul 2017

Euro nears two-year high as ECB flags autumn tightening talk

LONDON The euro jetted to an almost two-year high on Thursday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said officials would discuss possible changes to its bond-buying scheme this autumn.

19 Jul 2017

Time to taper? Five questions for the ECB

LONDON The ECB's quantitative easing scheme expires at the end of the year and with the economy gaining strength, expectations are growing that the days of central bank bond-buying are numbered.

12 Jul 2017

Derivatives costs to rise if euro clearing moved from London - ICMA

LONDON The cost of using financial derivatives is likely to increase if euro-denominated clearing is relocated from London to the European Union after Brexit, trade association ICMA said on Wednesday.

11 Jul 2017

Euro zone bond yields resume rise as focus shifts to Fed's unwind

LONDON Euro zone bond yields resumed their rise on Tuesday as focus shifted to the pace of monetary tightening in the United States and when the Federal Reserve might start unwinding its massive balance sheet.

11 Jul 2017

Greece's market return may be imminent: bankers, investors

LONDON Greece could return to financial markets in the next few weeks, investors and bankers close to the discussions told Reuters, raising private cash that would mark an important step towards ending its dependence on official funding next year.

10 Jul 2017

Portugal's bond with China: pioneering debt sale founded on close ties

LONDON Portugal is looking to build on its economic and cultural ties with China by becoming the first euro zone country to borrow in the $9.5 trillion Chinese bond market, potentially opening the way for other European governments.

29 Jun 2017

U.S. Fed needs solid data to keep diverging from central bank peers - Bullard

LONDON The U.S. Federal Reserve needs solid data to maintain a monetary policy that diverges from the world's other major developed economies, St. Louis Federal Reserve chief James Bullard said on Thursday.

29 Jun 2017

Fed needs solid data to keep diverging from central bank peers: Bullard

LONDON The U.S. Federal Reserve needs solid data to maintain a monetary policy that diverges from the world's other major developed economies, St. Louis Federal Reserve chief James Bullard said on Thursday.

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