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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

15 Aug 2018

UK inflation rises for first time in 2018, seen falling soon

LONDON Britain's inflation rate rose in July for the first time in 2018, keeping the squeeze on many households' budgets, but there were signs that the pick-up was a blip and inflation might fall faster than the Bank of England thinks. | Video

14 Aug 2018

UK jobless rate falls to new 43-year-low, but pay growth weakens

LONDON Britain's unemployment rate fell to its lowest in over 43 years in the three months to June and fewer workers made do with insecure jobs, but there was little upside for most as pay growth slowed to its weakest in nine months.

10 Aug 2018

UK economy warms up a touch, Brexit hurdles ahead

LONDON Britain's economy warmed up a little in the second quarter from its winter slowdown of early 2018, but there was no sign of an end to its stuttering performance ahead of Brexit next year. | Video

03 Aug 2018

BoE's Carney sees 'uncomfortably high' risk of no-deal Brexit

LONDON Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Friday Britain faces an "uncomfortably high" risk of leaving the European Union with no deal, comments that drove sterling to an 11-day low against the dollar.

03 Aug 2018

Dimming UK services growth raises questions over BoE hike

LONDON Growth in British services companies slowed in July by more than expected, raising further questions about the Bank of England's decision to raise interest rates before Brexit, a survey showed on Friday.

01 Aug 2018

Reading the runes of the UK economy ahead of Bank of England decision

LONDON With the Bank of England looking poised to raise interest rates to a new post-financial crisis high, evidence about the health of Britain's economy appears mixed. | Video

31 Jul 2018

Britain's car industry cautions: No-deal Brexit is our nightmare

LONDON A no-deal Brexit would seriously damage the car industry in Britain and the European Union by raising costs and sowing chaos for carmakers and consumers alike, the head of Britain's car industry warned on Tuesday.

31 Jul 2018

No deal Brexit is not an option, Britain's car industry warns

LONDON A no-deal Brexit is not an option for Britain's car industry, given the costs and disruption that carmakers and consumers would suffer, the head of the country's automobile industry group said on Tuesday.

31 Jul 2018

Rising UK borrowing sets stage for Bank of England rate hike

LONDON Britain's housing market is perking up and consumer confidence has neared a two-year high, according to figures on Monday that probably keep the Bank of England on track to raise interest rates this week.

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