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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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World shares tap brakes, dollar reverses as Fed nears

LONDON Record-high world stocks paused on Tuesday and the dollar dipped, as investors waited for signals from the Federal Reserve on when it will start shrinking its balance sheet and nudge up U.S. interest rates again.

17 Sep 2017

Muted inflation a trillion-dollar puzzle, says BIS

LONDON The conundrum of stubbornly low inflation despite a pick-up in global growth and continued monetary stimulus is a "trillion dollar" question, the umbrella body for the world's leading central banks said on Sunday.

14 Sep 2017

Macedonia wants EU membership process, Greek talks to run in tandem

(This Sep. 13 story corrects to remove wrongly attributed acronym from paragraph 3)

12 Sep 2017

Euro zone rescue fund ESM plans first dollar bond in October or November

LONDON The euro zone's bailout fund, the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), could sell its first dollar-denominated bond as early as next month, its head Klaus Regling said on Tuesday.

11 Sep 2017

Global shares return to record high as Irma loses strength

LONDON World shares returned to a record high on Monday, on relief that hurricane Irma looked to be losing strength in the United States and that North Korea's anniversary celebrations at the weekend passed without any new missile test.

08 Sep 2017

Bond rush triggers biggest Treasury spree since Brexit - BAML

LONDON, Sept 8 The last week has seen the biggest inflow into U.S. government debt funds since last year's turbulent Brexit vote and the 25th straight week of moves into bonds globally, analysis of trading data by Bank of America Merrill Lynch showed.

06 Sep 2017

Classic car prices skid but diamonds and wine shine: Coutts

LONDON The super-rich have seen their jewelry, fine wine and musical instrument collections jump in value again but the Old Master paintings and garages full of classic cars have been a bit of a drag, according to new figures.

05 Sep 2017

Global Markets: Europe shakes off North Korea jitters

LONDON Europe's financial markets seemed on Tuesday to have shaken off jitters prompted by North Korea's biggest nuclear test yet, with stocks pushing higher and investors reversing out of bonds, gold and other safe-haven assets.

04 Sep 2017

Classic car prices skid but diamonds and wine shine - Coutts

LONDON, Sept 4 The super-rich have seen their jewellery, fine wine and musical instrument collections jump in value again but the Old Master paintings and garages full of classic cars have been a bit of a drag, according to new figures.

01 Sep 2017

Global stocks, dollar advance ahead of U.S. jobs data

LONDON Gains for Europe and Asia pushed world shares back towards record highs on Friday, while the dollar crept up ahead of the monthly excitement of U.S. payrolls data.

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