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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

24 Nov 2017

World stocks set for first weekly gain in three, euro edges up

LONDON World stocks hovered below record highs on Friday, set to reverse two straight weeks of losses while the euro hit its highest levels in six weeks following stronger than expected economic data this week.

07 Nov 2017

How the ECB's 'lower for longer' QE could play out

LONDON To wean the euro zone off a heavy dose of cheap cash, the European Central Bank will in January cut its monthly asset purchases by half while extending the scheme deep into 2018.

07 Nov 2017

From breakup bet to #Euroboom: the surprise of 2017

LONDON Euro zone investments have turned in one of their best years since the single currency was born in 1999, confounding many who had bet on the bloc to be the disaster play of 2017.

24 Oct 2017

Taper time - Five questions for the ECB

LONDON The European Central Bank is likely to decide the fate of its 2.3 trillion euro (£2.05 trillion) stimulus scheme on Thursday in one of the ECB's most keenly anticipated policy meetings for months.

18 Oct 2017

GRAPHIC-Central bank watching and currency bets

LONDON, Oct 18 Investor positioning in some of the world's biggest currencies has gone through major shifts in recent weeks as some of the world's top central banks prepare to unwind years of record stimulus policies.

11 Oct 2017

With high inflation, Turkish lira lacks yield buffer

LONDON Recent declines in inflation are providing emerging markets with a substantial yield buffer against volatility caused by domestic politics or rising yields in the West. The one major exception is Turkey.

26 Sep 2017

Sterling slips for a 3rd day as economy worries weigh

LONDON Sterling fell for a third consecutive day on Tuesday as investors took profits on a recent bounce and worried about the weakening performance of the British economy.

22 Sep 2017

Sterling skids as Brexit speech does little to satisfy markets

LONDON Sterling skidded against the dollar and the euro on Friday, after British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to give any concrete details for how Britain might retain preferential access to Europe's single market.

22 Sep 2017

Sterling hovers below $1.36 as investors await May's Brexit speech

LONDON Sterling traded within a tight range against the dollar on Friday while investors waited for a speech by British Prime Minister Theresa May in which she is expected to try to rescue stalled Brexit talks.

20 Sep 2017

Swiss franc falls to lowest versus euro since Jan. 2015

LONDON The Swiss franc fell to its lowest level in over two years against the euro on Tuesday, as relative calm over North Korea eased demand for perceived safe-haven currencies.

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