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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

18 Apr 2018

Bank of England to raise rates in May, almost all economists say - Reuters poll

LONDON The Bank of England will raise its key interest rate to 0.75 percent in May, nearly all the 76 economists polled by Reuters said, then add another 25 basis points just before Britain is due to leave the European Union early next year.

06 Apr 2018

Sterling forecasts at post-Brexit high on BoE, negotiation hopes - Reuters poll

LONDON Sterling forecasts are at their highest since Britons voted to leave the European Union, a Reuters poll found, partly as a result of optimism driven by progress in divorce talks and expectations of another interest rate rise next month.

05 Apr 2018

ECB, BoE unlikely to go off-piste after snow-induced slowdown

LONDON Heavy snow slowed activity in Europe's dominant service industry last month but with growth still relatively strong, policy expectations for the European Central Bank and Bank of England are unlikely to change.

05 Apr 2018

Euro zone economy came off the boil in March but still simmering - PMI

LONDON Businesses across the euro zone ended the first quarter with their weakest expansion since the start of 2017 as snowy weather and a strong currency combined to curb growth in new orders, a survey showed on Thursday.

03 Apr 2018

European factory growth knocked by 'Beast from the East'

LONDON Europe's manufacturing boom stumbled in March as optimism waned and demand ebbed owing to a powerful winter storm, surveys showed on Tuesday, but expansion was still broad-based across the continent. | Video

03 Apr 2018

Euro zone factory boom stumbles again in March but growth solid - PMI

LONDON The euro zone's manufacturing boom stumbled for a third month in March as optimism waned and demand ebbed, a survey showed on Tuesday, but output remained robust and expansion was still broad-based across the region.

29 Mar 2018

Rate rises, red tape to keep a ceiling on Canadian house prices: Reuters poll

LONDON Rising borrowing costs and new government policies will stunt turnover in Canada's housing market this year and the lack of supply will drive up home prices faster than previously thought, a Reuters poll found.

22 Mar 2018

Euro zone business boom eases off but growth still solid

LONDON Euro zone businesses rounded off the first quarter of 2018 with their slowest growth in over a year - and much weaker than expected - as new business took another hit from a stubbornly strong euro, a survey showed. | Video

18 Mar 2018

Global growth racing but trade battles threaten diversion

LONDON The global economy is booming, but with growing political uncertainty and the threat of trade skirmishes after the United States imposed tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, a slowdown may not be far away. | Video

05 Mar 2018

Euro zone's economic roar lost some volume in February: PMI

LONDON, The euro zone's economic boom paused last month as rising prices took a toll on demand, but the zone remains on course for its best growth in eight years, a survey showed on Monday.

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