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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

13 Dec 2017

German bond yields hover near 3-month lows as Fed decision looms

LONDON, Dec 13 Germany's 10-year government bond yield clung to recent lows on Wednesday ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting that is widely expected to end with a decision to raise rates just a day ahead before a meeting of the European Central Bank.

05 Dec 2017

Sterling steadies on cautious optimism around Brexit deal

LONDON Sterling rebounded from a six-day low against the euro on Tuesday to trade flat on the day, with investors cautiously optimistic that a deal on opening up talks on post-Brexit trade would be reached by the end of the week.

01 Nov 2017

Rookies and robots brace for first UK rate rise since 2007

LONDON Financial markets braced this week for what could be the Bank of England's first rate rise in a decade - a step into the unknown for a generation of young traders who started work after 2007 but also for the state-of-the-art technology they use. | Video

01 Nov 2017

Rookies and robots brace for first UK rate rise since 2007

LONDON Financial markets braced this week for what could be the Bank of England's first rate rise in a decade - a step into the unknown for a generation of young traders who started work after 2007 but also for the state-of-the-art technology they use.

20 Oct 2017

Sterling bounces back, boosted by progress in Brexit talks

LONDON Sterling bounced back from an eight-day low against the euro on Friday, with investors hopeful of a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations after British Prime Minister Theresa May won a modest reprieve in stalled talks with the European Union.

20 Oct 2017

Sterling drops to 2-week lows as BOE doubts rise

LONDON, Oct 20 Britain's pound skidded to a two-week low on Friday amid doubts over the outlook for Bank of England interest rate moves and concerns over Brexit.

17 Oct 2017

Sterling skids after Bank of England comments

LONDON Britain's pound slid to a five-day low after comments by Bank of England policymakers were interpreted by markets as dovish despite newly published inflation data in line with expectations.

13 Oct 2017

Pound hits 11-day high in Brexit rollercoaster ride

LONDON Britain's pound hit an 11-day high in a volatile day of trading on Friday and was heading for its best week in four, benefiting from a weaker dollar as well as signs that Britain is to be offered a two-year Brexit transition deal.

12 Oct 2017

Sterling slips on Barnier's talk of "impasse" in Brexit discussions

LONDON Sterling fell against the dollar on Thursday after the European Union's chief negotiator said Brexit talks on money were at an "impasse", adding to political uncertainty for a currency that has fallen over 12 percent since last year's EU vote.

11 Oct 2017

Sterling long bets under pressure as Brexit noises grow

LONDON Britain's pound steadied on Wednesday, holding just above a one-month low hit as investors grew concerned on whether entrenched expectations of higher UK interest rates were reasonable given a backdrop of uncertain Brexit negotiations.

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