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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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10 Aug 2017

Sterling touches three week low vs dollar

LONDON Sterling touched a three-week low against the dollar on Thursday as a mixed bag of output and trade data did little to alter investors' downbeat view of an economy struggling to meet Bank of England targets.

25 Jul 2017

Sterling steadies near one-week high above $1.30

LONDON Sterling steadied close to a one-week high just above $1.30 on Tuesday, with hopes for increasing political stability and an upbeat business survey lending support to the currency.

24 Jul 2017

Sterling inches up after worst week against euro in nine months

LONDON Sterling recovered from its worst week against the euro in nine months on Monday as investors took profit on gains for the single currency and ministers talked up a transitional deal to smooth Britain's exit from the European Union.

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.

20 Jul 2017

Sterling skids to eight-month low against rallying euro

LONDON Sterling skidded to an eight-month low against the euro on Thursday, trading close to 90 pence after the head of the European Central Bank said possible changes to policy would be discussed in the autumn.

19 Jul 2017

Sterling slips back towards $1.30 as BoE rate hike bets fade

LONDON Sterling edged back towards $1.30 on Wednesday, adding marginally to falls the previous day after weak inflation data poured cold water on expectations that the Bank of England will hike rates this year.

17 Jul 2017

Sterling slips back below $1.31 as Brexit talks begin

LONDON Sterling slipped back below $1.31 on Monday, with signs of division as the Conservative government wades into Brexit talks weighing on the currency after it soared to its highest levels in 10 months.

14 Jul 2017

Sterling scales 10-month high vs. sliding dollar

LONDON Sterling hit its highest point against the dollar in 10 months on Friday, climbing 1 percent after data further undermined expectations for more hikes in U.S. interest rates.

14 Jul 2017

Nerves over ECB's pain threshold keeps euro in check

LONDON Many stars would seem to be aligned for further euro appreciation against the dollar, but there is an absence of properly bullish forecasts.

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