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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LONDON Sudan's president is wanted for crimes against humanity, the economy has lost much of its oil output and the government is in arrears with the IMF. And yet Osama Faisal's target of boosting foreign investment tenfold is not quite as daunting as it seems.
LONDON, Dec 15 Emerging currencies strengthened on Friday but some eyed weekly losses as investors digested a deluge of central bank decisions.
LONDON, Dec 13 Emerging stocks and currencies sailed higher on Wednesday ahead of an expected Federal Reserve interest rate hike, lifted by U.S. assets nursing losses after President Donald Trump's Republicans suffered an election defeat.
LONDON, Nov 24 Emerging stocks overcame their China-fuelled jitters on Friday and were set to extended their rally for a fourth straight week, while South African assets weakened amid nervousness over a possible ratings downgrade.
LONDON, Nov 23 South Africa's deeper descent into junk-credit territory and ejection from major global debt indexes seem to be accepted as a done deal before they actually happen, bond yields and default insurance costs suggest.
LONDON, Nov 21 Emerging stocks raced to fresh six-year highs on Tuesday, lifted by stellar gains in Asia but Turkish markets fell heavily, pressured by worsening ties with the United States and fears the central bank would be unable to combat an inflation spike.
LONDON Earnings-driven gains on Wall Street pushed emerging stock markets higher on Friday, with Indian assets racing ahead following a ratings upgrade.
LONDON, Nov 17 Earnings-driven gains on Wall Street pushed emerging stock markets higher on Friday, with Indian assets racing ahead following a ratings upgrade.
LONDON - One of the world's biggest wealth managers predicted on Thursday that global equities would extend their rally into 2018 thanks to solid earnings prospects in the tech sector, dismissing talk that equity markets had hit bubble territory.
LONDON International investors hoping to bet on economic revival in Zimbabwe if the era long-term ruler Robert Mugabe is over face two obstacles: it's difficult to put money into the country's markets and almost impossible to get it back out.
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