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
HONG KONG The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) raised its base rate charged through its overnight discount window by 25 basis points (bps) on Thursday to 2.00 percent, in lockstep with the U.S Federal Reserve.
HONG KONG Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka-shing, announced his retirement as chairman of CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd on Friday, bringing to a close a rags-to-riches story that made him a hero in the freewheeling capitalist hub. | Video
HONG KONG Shares in Prada surged 14 percent on Monday after the Italian luxury goods maker said it had stemmed a slide in sales in the second half of 2017 and expected to see growth continue this year. | Video
HONG KONG The Hong Kong dollar extended its slide to a fresh 33-year trough on Friday, a day after the city's de facto central bank said it may not intervene until the currency peg touches the floor of its trading band.
HONG KONG China's HNA Group [HNAIRC.UL] is selling a land parcel in Hong Kong to local developer Wheelock and Co Ltd for $811.1 million (587.5 million pounds), the latest in a string of global asset disposals to ease its liquidity crunch.
HONG KONG The Hong Kong Monetary Authority said on Thursday it had no immediate plans to issue bills to prop up the local dollar until it hit the limits of its trading band but warned that it had sufficient firepower to defend the currency.
HONG KONG Hong Kong rolled out tax cuts, relief measures and capital spending in an expansionary budget on Wednesday, after the city racked up a hefty budget surplus, targeting investments in high-technology industries to help raise its competitiveness.
HONG KONG A woman dressed elegantly in a black pants suit, hands tucked in her pockets, poses with confidence as she displays a collection of glistening silver medals gleaming from her tailored jacket.
HONG KONG Retailers in Hong Kong such as Chow Tai Fook, the world's No. 2 jeweler after Tiffany's by market capitalization, are expanding again in a sign of confidence for a sector critical to the economy.
HONG KONG, Feb 13 Retailers in Hong Kong such as Chow Tai Fook, the world's No. 2 jeweller after Tiffany's by market capitalisation, are expanding again in a sign of confidence for a sector critical to the economy.
- Gold: PRECIOUS-Gold steadies after hitting two-week high on Fed rate view
- Oil Report: UPDATE 1-Russia's Putin accepts Bashir invitation to Sudan
- British Pound Report: UPDATE 1-Sterling hits 7-week high ahead of BoE meeting; retail sales jump
- US Dollar Report: FOREX-Dollar hovers above one-month low as market digests rate hike; euro struggles