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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

18 Oct 2017

UK pay lags inflation again, BoE still seen raising rates

LONDON British pay growth has lagged behind inflation again, official data showed on Wednesday, adding to questions about how quickly the Bank of England will raise interest rates after an initial hike expected on Nov. 2. | Video

17 Oct 2017

New Bank of England deputy says not ready to vote for rate hike

LONDON The Bank of England's new deputy governor distanced himself from the central bank's majority view that interest rates probably need to rise soon, and another newcomer said her support for that position was "very contingent on the data".

10 Oct 2017

UK stuck in slow growth gear, BoE on course to raise rates

LONDON Britain's Brexit-bound economy remains stuck in a low gear but is probably not weak enough to dissuade the Bank of England from raising interest rates next month, economic data showed. | Video

05 Oct 2017

UK employers, already on edge over Labour, worry about May's 'tinkering'

LONDON British business leaders reacted warily to Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for more government intervention in power and housing markets, and said big unanswered questions about Brexit would drag on the economy.

04 Oct 2017

UK employers, already on edge over Labour, worry about May's 'tinkering'

LONDON British business leaders reacted warily to Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for more government intervention in power and housing markets, and said big unanswered questions about Brexit would drag on the economy.

04 Oct 2017

S&P says Bank of England is talking up sterling to fight inflation

LONDON Ratings agency Standard & Poor's says it is "a bit skeptical" about Britain's need for an interest rate hike soon, and that recent Bank of England comments that one may be in the offing seem designed to push up sterling and cool inflation.

04 Oct 2017

S&P says Bank of England is talking up sterling to fight inflation

LONDON Ratings agency Standard & Poor's says it is "a bit sceptical" about Britain's need for an interest rate hike soon, and that recent Bank of England comments that one may be in the offing seem designed to push up sterling and cool inflation.

03 Oct 2017

Bank of England sees Brexit risks to EU bank lending in UK and clearing

LONDON Brexit poses risks to the ability of British companies to borrow from European banks and to some clearing activity which might have to relocate from London once Britain leaves the EU, the Bank of England said on Tuesday.

29 Sep 2017

UK on track for rate hike in 'relatively near term' - Carney

LONDON Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Friday that Britain's economy was on track for the central bank to start raising record-low interest rates in the "relatively near term."

28 Sep 2017

May fires warning to Boeing over Bombardier trade dispute

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May told U.S. planemaker Boeing on Thursday that its behaviour in a trade dispute with Canada's Bombardier was undermining its commercial relationship with Britain. | Video

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