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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SINGAPORE Singapore's central bank head said on Monday he hoped the technologies underpinning cryptocurrencies such as blockchain would not be undermined by an eventual crash in the virtual coins.
SINGAPORE Singapore's economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter as factories lost steam, but a services sector recovery has bolstered expectations the central bank could tighten monetary policy as early as April, sending the local currency higher.
SINGAPORE The dollar languished near a three-month low versus a basket of major currencies on Tuesday as markets reopened at the start of 2018, while Asian currencies such as the Chinese yuan began the year on a high note.
SINGAPORE Singapore's economy is expected to have lost some steam in the fourth quarter, but may show enough momentum to keep alive expectations of a monetary policy tightening next year.
SINGAPORE Singapore's industrial production in November rose less than expected from a year earlier, underscoring expectations for a moderation in the city-state's economic growth in the fourth quarter.
SINGAPORE Singapore's authorities are concerned the island-state's property market could be setting itself up for a fall.
SINGAPORE/LONDON Global financial regulators are beginning to warn the public against the risks of investing in a market that many feel is in a speculative bubble, with Singapore's central bank on Tuesday urging "extreme caution" about buying cryptocurrencies.
SINGAPORE The dollar held firm near two-week highs versus a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, with traders awaiting the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy meeting this week for fresh catalysts.
SINGAPORE The race to build microchips to meet global demand for electronic gadgets is exaggerating Singapore's economic rebound, creating a potential headache for policymakers deciding whether to tighten monetary conditions for the first time in six years.
SINGAPORE Singapore's economy grew at its quickest pace in nearly four years in the third quarter, thanks to a boom in manufacturing that some analysts say will encourage tighter monetary policy next year.
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