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
LONDON Government bond yields across the euro area fell on Thursday after minutes from the European Central Bank's last meeting showed the bank will keep rates at record lows for as long as needed, and its rate guidance should be seen as "open-ended."
LONDON Safe-haven bond yields in the euro zone pushed lower on Wednesday as the United States threatened to impose 10 percent tariffs on a list of Chinese imports.
LONDON Italian government bond yields rose on Tuesday, reversing earlier falls after comments on Italy's membership of the single currency by a eurosceptic member of the government.
LONDON Euro zone government bond yields edged higher on Friday as world stock markets reacted with calm as U.S. tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports took effect, reducing the appeal of safe-haven debt in the bloc.
LONDON Germany's government bond yields fell towards recent one-month lows on Wednesday as a row over migration policy in Germany's coalition government rumbled on, raising concerns that the euro zone's biggest economy could be headed for snap elections.
LONDON, June 26 Average daily trading volumes in European government bond markets fell almost 18 percent year-on-year in the first quarter, dragged down by sharp declines in German and French markets, trade association AFME said on Tuesday.
LONDON Italian financial assets still carry a risk premium regardless of the new government's commitment to euro membership, with the coalition's promised spending plans still expected to trigger a clash with European Union authorities later his year.
LONDON Most government bond yields in the euro zone were steady to a touch lower on Monday, capped by the European Central Bank's signaling last week that it will keep interest rates low well beyond the end of its stimulus scheme.
LONDON Euro zone bond yields tumbled and the euro headed for its biggest daily loss versus the dollar in eight months on Thursday after the European Central Bank indicated it would not be raising interest rates through the summer of 2019.
LONDON Government bond yields in the euro area edged up on Thursday as the European Central Bank prepared to take another step towards ending its unprecedented stimulus scheme this year.