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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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30 Jun 2016

Exclusive: China to tolerate weaker yuan, wary of trade partners' reaction - sources

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's central bank would tolerate a fall in the yuan to as low as 6.8 per dollar in 2016 to support the economy, which would mean the currency matching last year's record decline of 4.5 percent, policy sources said.

28 Jun 2016

China's yuan steadies on central bank guidance, outlook still vulnerable

SHANGHAI China's yuan recovered slightly against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, backing away from 5-1/2-year lows hit a day earlier as the central bank signaled its intention to keep the currency stable via a stronger-than-expected midpoint fix.

16 Jun 2016

China's yuan holds above 5-yr lows, modest declines seen this year

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, June 16 China's yuan held above recent five-year lows on Thursday as a more cautious U.S. interest rate outlook softened the dollar, but traders expect a gradual pace of currency decline over the rest of the year.

27 May 2016

China stocks, money markets freeze up on policy uncertainties

SHANGHAI, May 27 Growing uncertainty over China's monetary policy and economic health is keeping investors from making bets in the country's stock and money markets, sending volumes plunging.

06 May 2016

Moment of truth for China HY issuers

SHANGHAI, May 5 Numerous issuers of high-yield notes are due to make debt payments in May in the US$8trn Chinese bond market, which is pricing in increasing risks after an unprecedented number of defaults so far this year.

05 May 2016

Long list of China high-yield issuers due to make May debt payments

SHANGHAI A long list of high-yield bond issuers are due to make debt payments in May in the $8 trillion market, which is pricing in increasing risks following an unprecedented number of defaults this year.

25 Mar 2016

Analysis - Change of menu? Investors lose appetite for yuan assets

SHANGHAI China's changing of the way it reports its foreign exchange data has brought it into line with international practice but the timing appears to have worsened the market's appetite for yuan assets.

25 Mar 2016

Change of menu? Investors lose appetite for yuan assets

SHANGHAI China's changing of the way it reports its foreign exchange data has brought it into line with international practice but the timing appears to have worsened the market's appetite for yuan assets.

28 Feb 2016

More yawns than yuan in China's late-night forex trade

SHANGHAI In the fast-paced, high-risk world of foreign exchange trading, where trillions of dollars change hands every day, there's a quiet corner of the yuan market where traders can get some shut-eye, despite China's efforts to elevate its currency to the top table.

05 Feb 2016

CHINA MONEY-Central bank tests new money supply tools for Year of the Monkey

SHANGHAI, Feb 5 In the weeks leading up to the traditional Lunar New Year liquidity squeeze, China's central bank has been busy testing its new "interest rate corridor", a tool that could help reduce the need for deeper monetary policy easing.

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