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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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17 Jan 2018

UK jobless rate set to fall to fresh low in 2018 - BoE's Saunders

LONDON British unemployment is likely to fall further than the Bank of England and most other economists expect this year, pushing pay growth to near its fastest rate since the financial crisis, BoE policymaker Michael Saunders said on Wednesday.

16 Jan 2018

UK inflation falls back for first time since June as Brexit hit wanes

LONDON British inflation eased off its post-Brexit vote high in December, official data showed on Tuesday, suggesting the financial squeeze on many households could be about to get a little bit easier. | Video

15 Jan 2018

'Ample time' before next Bank of England rate move needed - Tenreyro

LONDON The Bank of England probably has "ample time" before it needs to consider raising interest rates again after its first hike in more than a decade in November, BoE policymaker Silvana Tenreyro said on Monday.

15 Jan 2018

London home-sellers cut prices by most since 2009 - Rightmove

LONDON The prices that London home-sellers are seeking for their properties fell by the most since the financial crisis this month, at a time when prices in most of the rest of Britain are rising, industry figures showed on Monday.

10 Jan 2018

Industry gives Brexit-bound UK economy a shot in the arm

LONDON British industry enjoyed solid growth in November, benefiting from a global upturn that has allowed the economy to outperform gloomy forecasts made after 2016's Brexit vote, although it still lags behind its international rivals. | Video

09 Jan 2018

UK retailers report biggest fall in non-food spending since 2009 - BRC

LONDON, Jan 8 Inflation-squeezed British shoppers cut back on almost everything other than food in the last three months of 2017, leading to the biggest fall in non-grocery spending since 2009, industry figures showed on Tuesday. | Video

08 Jan 2018

Consumer spending falls in 2017 for first time in five years - Visa

LONDON British shoppers tightened their belts over Christmas, leading to the first year-on-year fall in spending since 2012, and leading businesses aim to do the same over 2018, two major surveys showed on Monday.

05 Jan 2018

UK productivity growth hits six-year high after weakest decade since 1820s

LONDON Britain's economic productivity perked up in the three months to the end of September, growing at its fastest rate in more than six years, in contrast to its historically weak performance over the previous decade.

04 Jan 2018

UK firms report brighter Q4, consumers slow borrowing

LONDON Britain's economy appears to have picked up some speed in late 2017 and businesses grew more upbeat about 2018, a closely watched survey showed on Thursday, little more than a year before the country is due to exit the European Union.

04 Jan 2018

UK services survey points to stronger fourth quarter growth: IHS Markit

LONDON Britain's dominant services sector grew unexpectedly quickly last month and businesses are more upbeat about 2018 than they were for much of 2017, but Brexit is weighing on investment plans, a survey showed on Thursday.

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