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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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18 Nov 2015

China tightens offshore yuan market to slow outflows, rates rise

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China has moved to restrict trade at offshore yuan clearing banks, sources told Reuters on Wednesday, stepping up capital controls even as Beijing positions its currency for inclusion in the International Monetary Fund's reserve basket.

13 May 2015

Exclusive - China to boost municipal bond market with collateral rules

HONG KONG/BEIJING China is set to let banks and local governments use municipal bonds as collateral for borrowing, according to sources and an official document seen by Reuters, which could pump prime a fledgling market Beijing hopes will help local authorities manage their unwieldy debts.

13 May 2015

China to boost muni bond market with collateral rules

HONG KONG/BEIJING China is set to let banks and local governments use municipal bonds as collateral for borrowing, according to sources and an official document seen by Reuters, which could pump prime a fledgling market Beijing hopes will help local authorities manage their unwieldy debts.

12 May 2015

Exclusive: China to boost muni bond market with collateral rules - sources

HONG KONG/BEIJING China is set to let banks and local governments use municipal bonds as collateral for borrowing, sources told Reuters on Tuesday, which could pump prime a fledgling market Beijing hopes will help local authorities manage their unwieldy debts.

12 May 2015

Exclusive - China to boost muni bond market with collateral rules - sources

HONG KONG/BEIJING China is set to let banks and local governments use municipal bonds as collateral for borrowing, sources told Reuters on Tuesday, which could pump prime a fledgling market Beijing hopes will help local authorities manage their unwieldy debts.

14 Apr 2014

China targets trust firms in shadow-bank crackdown - sources

HONG KONG China has issued stricter guidelines governing trust companies, two sources with direct knowledge of the rules told Reuters on Monday, in a bid to counter systemic risks posed by the biggest players in the country's shadow-banking sector.

14 Apr 2014

China targets trust firms in shadow-bank crackdown: sources

HONG KONG China has issued stricter guidelines governing trust companies, two sources with direct knowledge of the rules told Reuters on Monday, in a bid to counter systemic risks posed by the biggest players in the country's shadow-banking sector.

14 Mar 2014

China's central bank halts Tencent, Alibaba mobile payment process

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's central bank demanded on Friday that payments made by scanning a bar code with mobile devices be halted, hitting the payment arms of Internet companies Tencent Holdings Ltd and Alibaba Group Holding .

14 Mar 2014

China's central bank halts Tencent, Alibaba mobile payment process

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's central bank demanded on Friday that payments made by scanning a bar code with mobile devices be halted, hitting the payment arms of Internet companies Tencent Holdings Ltd and Alibaba Group Holding.

14 Mar 2014

China's central bank halts Tencent, Alibaba mobile payment process

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's central bank demanded on Friday that payments made by scanning a bar code with mobile devices be halted, hitting the payment arms of Internet companies Tencent Holdings Ltd and Alibaba Group Holding.

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