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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

13 Mar 2018

UK set for years of slow growth but Hammond vows to do better

LONDON Britain's sluggish economy is heading for more weak growth over the next five years, according to official forecasts announced by finance minister Philip Hammond on Tuesday as the country heads for Brexit. | Video

12 Mar 2018

Reuters poll: Britain to sell fewest bonds since crisis in 2018/19 - primary dealers

LONDON Britain's government will sell the fewest bonds in any fiscal year since the financial crisis in 2018/19, possibly worth less than 100 billion pounds, a Reuters poll of primary dealers showed on Monday.

09 Mar 2018

UK factories start 2018 in low gear, construction tumbles

LONDON British industry kicked off 2018 in low gear and a downturn in construction deepened, according official data on Friday that suggested Britain's economy remains on a slow path ahead of Brexit. | Video

05 Mar 2018

Days of tax cuts are finished in UK, think-tank warns

LONDON The days of tax cuts in Britain are over and the baby-boomer generation should prepare for higher wealth taxes to fund an inevitable surge in healthcare costs, the Resolution Foundation think tank said on Monday.

05 Mar 2018

UK factories start 2018 well, helped by European demand - EEF

LONDON British manufacturing has cooled only slightly from last year's heights, according to an industry survey on Monday that underscored the importance of demand from European customers, little more than a year ahead of Brexit.

02 Mar 2018

Cryptocurrencies failing as money, but technology has promise: Carney

LONDON Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are failing as a form of money and have shown clear signs of being a financial bubble, but their technology could improve the financial system in future, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Friday. | Video

27 Feb 2018

Graphic - Brexit vote impact felt throughout UK economy

LONDON Britain was the weakest Group of Seven economy over the course of 2017 in terms of overall growth, and there are other ways that the vote to leave the European Union has left its mark too.

21 Feb 2018

Bank of England rate rises could come faster than expected, chief economist warns

LONDON The Bank of England could end up needing to raise interest rates faster than investors expect, its chief economist told lawmakers on Wednesday, striking a slightly more hawkish tone than his central bank colleagues.

21 Feb 2018

UK jobless rate rises unexpectedly, wage growth steady

LONDON Britain's jobless rate rose for the first time in almost two years at the end of 2017 and pay growth remained modest, keeping the Bank of England waiting for an acceleration in wages that would justify a new interest rate hike.

21 Feb 2018

UK jobless rate rises unexpectedly, wage growth steady

LONDON Britain's jobless rate unexpectedly rose for the first time in almost two years and pay growth remained modest, leaving the Bank of England waiting for the stronger labour market that would justify a new interest rate hike.

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