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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 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.

19 Sep 2017

Sterling fluctuates on talk that Boris Johnson may quit

LONDON Britain's pound see-sawed on Tuesday, rising on a report that the UK foreign minister Boris Johnson could resign before the weekend if his demands over Brexit were not met before easing back after Johnson denied he would quit.

19 Sep 2017

Sterling pressured after Carney's comments

LONDON Sterling slipped against the dollar on Tuesday, kept under pressure after a nearly 1 percent slide on comments from Bank of England governor Mark Carney, who said interest rates rises in coming months would be limited and gradual.

18 Sep 2017

Sterling slides as BoE's Carney signals limited, gradual rate hikes

LONDON Sterling slid nearly 1 percent on Monday, retreating from its highest level since the Brexit vote, after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said any coming interest rate rises would be limited and gradual.

15 Sep 2017

Sterling soars to highest since Brexit on BoE rate-hike bets

LONDON Sterling hit its highest level since the result of the Brexit vote on Friday and was heading for its best week in almost nine years against a currency basket, as investors doubled down on bets the Bank of England would raise interest rates soon.

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