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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 Oct 2017

Singapore central bank keeps policy unchanged, flags slower 2018 growth

SINGAPORE Singapore's central bank kept its monetary policy unchanged on Friday, even as third-quarter economic growth beat market expectations, saying the economy could moderate next year as the global recovery enters a more mature phase.

02 Oct 2017

Singapore third-quarter private home prices rise for first time in four years

SINGAPORE Singapore's private home prices rose for the first time in four years in the third quarter, marking a possible turning point for the sector, with analysts expecting clearer signs of a property market recovery in 2018.

06 Sep 2017

Dollar slips vs. yen, pressured by North Korea risks and Fed outlook

TOKYO/SINGAPORE The dollar edged down against the yen on Wednesday, pushed back toward a recent 4-1/2-month low by simmering tensions on the Korean peninsula and by comments from a Federal Reserve official about subdued U.S. inflation.

11 Aug 2017

Singapore's economy healthier than expected in Q2, recovery broadens

SINGAPORE Singapore's trade-reliant economy grew much faster than initially estimated in the second quarter and more than analysts had expected, with a rebound in services suggesting a broader and more balanced recovery after a stumble early in the year.

05 Aug 2017

Singapore cancels residence status of "U.S. citizen", says he worked for foreign power

SINGAPORE Singapore said on Friday it had cancelled the permanent residence status of a professor at a prominent postgraduate school whom it identified as a U.S. citizen, and accused him of being an agent of influence for a foreign country.

13 Jul 2017

Singapore penthouse on sale for over $72 million, a test for luxury market's recovery

SINGAPORE The asking price for a new three-storey Singapore penthouse, complete with a private pool on the 64th floor, has reached a dizzying S$100 million ($72.6 million).

13 Jul 2017

Singapore penthouse on sale for $72 million, a test for luxury market's recovery

SINGAPORE The asking price for a new three-storey Singapore penthouse, complete with a private pool on the 64th floor, has reached a dizzying $72 million.

13 Jul 2017

ANALYSIS-Singapore penthouse on sale for $72 mln, a test for luxury market's recovery

SINGAPORE, July 13 The asking price for a new three-storey Singapore penthouse, complete with a private pool on the 64th floor, has reached a dizzying $72 million.

29 Jun 2017

Singapore, global economy will be able adjust to Fed hikes - MAS

SINGAPORE The global economy should be able to adjust to rising U.S. interest rates but vigilance will be required as financial markets and households have become accustomed to ultra-loose monetary conditions, Singapore central bank's managing director said on Thursday.

27 Jun 2017

Singapore to permit banks to enter non-financial e-commerce

SINGAPORE Singapore will streamline regulatory requirements for banks seeking to conduct or invest in non-financial businesses and also allow them to operate non-financial e-commerce platforms, as banks face rising competition from non-traditional players.

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