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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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03 May 2018

Euro zone bond yields sink as bloc's inflation slows unexpectedly

LONDON Euro zone government bond yields dropped across the board on Thursday after a report showed April inflation in the region slowed, a headache for the European Central Bank as it looks to unwind monetary stimulus later this year.

03 May 2018

Southern Europe bond spreads defy the odds even as ECB pullback looms

LONDON At a time when the impending withdrawal of European Central Bank stimulus was expected to hurt southern European bond markets, so-called "peripheral" euro zone debt continues to outperform its higher-rated peers.

02 May 2018

Southern Europe bond spreads defy the odds even as ECB pullback looms

LONDON At a time when the impending withdrawal of European Central Bank stimulus was expected to hurt southern European bond markets, so-called "peripheral" euro zone debt continues to outperform its higher-rated peers.

02 May 2018

GRAPHIC-Southern Europe bond spreads defy the odds even as ECB pullback looms

LONDON, May 2 At a time when the impending withdrawal of European Central Bank stimulus was expected to hurt southern European bond markets, so-called "peripheral" euro zone debt continues to outperform its higher-rated peers.

27 Apr 2018

Euro zone bonds edge down as ECB helps markets regain footing

LONDON Euro zone bonds yields fell on Friday as a cautious European Central Bank helped markets regain their footing after a U.S led sell off earlier in the week.

26 Apr 2018

Euro zone bond yields inch down ahead of ECB meeting

LONDON Euro zone government borrowing costs inched down on Thursday, as investors wait to see whether the European Central Bank will offer any clues on the timing and pace of unwinding its ultra-easy monetary stimulus.

19 Apr 2018

Italy/Germany bond yield gap at tightest since August 2016

LONDON, April 19 The gap between Italy and Germany's borrowing costs was at its tightest on Thursday since late 2016, as post-election political gridlock in Italy eased investors fears of a populist coalition.

17 Apr 2018

More pressure needed on Myanmar to take back Rohingya - Bangladeshi PM

LONDON Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Tuesday more international pressure was needed on Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees, rejecting an assertion claim by the Myanmar government that it had repatriated a family of five.

10 Apr 2018

Euro jumps, yields rise after ECB Nowotny's comments

LONDON The euro jumped on Tuesday, bond yields rose and European stocks gave up some gains after a top European Central Bank policymaker said the bank might raise its sub-zero deposit rate before normalizing monetary policy.

06 Apr 2018

Euro zone yields dip as U.S and China wrangle over trade dispute

LONDON Euro zone government bond yields dipped as a trade dispute between the U.S. and China flared up again.

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