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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

17 Mar 2018

INTERVIEW-Indonesian banks will see "more than 12 pct" loan growth in 2018- regulator

LONDON, March 17 Indonesian banks will see "more than 12 percent" loan growth in 2018 thanks to a recovering global economy and a pickup in commodity prices, the country's financial regulator said.

15 Mar 2018

Euro zone bond yields fall as safe-havens make a comeback

LONDON Many bond yields in the euro zone fell to their lowest level since late January on Thursday, pushed down by political uncertainty, fears about a global trade war and expectations for a slow exit from European Central Bank's stimulus.

12 Mar 2018

Euro zone bond yields fall as policymakers echo dovish ECB talk

LONDON German bond yields dipped to a one-week low on Monday after European Central Bank (ECB) policymakers signalled interest rates would remain low, supporting the view that any exit from stimulus would be very gradual.

09 Mar 2018

Southern European bonds set for best week in months thanks to go-slow ECB

LONDON Borrowing costs in Spain and Portugal were on track for their biggest weekly fall in at least four months on Friday, a day after the ECB gave up a pledge to increase bond buys if needed but signalled a slow route out of its massive stimulus.

27 Feb 2018

New Fed chief sends euro zone bond yields higher

LONDON Euro zone government bond yields rose on Wednesday after new Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy had strengthened since December and inflation will rise, encouraging bets that the Fed might raise rates four times in 2018.

14 Feb 2018

German bond yields hit 2-1/2-year high after U.S inflation data

LONDON German government bond yields hit their highest level in more than two years and European stocks fell briefly on Wednesday, after data showing U.S. inflation rose more than expected in January fanned expectations for higher U.S. interest rates this year.

08 Feb 2018

Euro zone yields jump on German and U.S. spending prospects

LONDON Euro zone government bond yields scaled new multi-year highs on Thursday, as a budget agreement in the United States and a coalition deal in Germany pointed to higher spending on both sides of the Atlantic.

06 Feb 2018

German bond yields tumble as investors retreat to safer assets

LONDON Euro zone government bond yields tumbled on Tuesday, with Germany's 10-year bond yield set for its biggest one-day fall in two months, as a sell-off in world stocks drove investors into safe-haven debt.

06 Feb 2018

Just weeks into 2018, banks rethink year-end bond yield forecasts

LONDON Little over a month into 2018 and several banks have already raised their forecasts for where key U.S. and European bond yields will end the year, another sign that the tide for bonds has turned as an era of easy monetary policy comes to an end.

06 Feb 2018

Stock market slump sends investors flocking to safe-haven bonds

LONDON Euro zone government bond yields tumbled on Tuesday as a sell-off in world stock markets drove anxious investors into safe-haven debt markets.

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