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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.

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13 Aug 2018

That sinking feeling? Sterling traders prepare for Brexit meltdown

LONDON Having sunk to 13-month lows, sterling could fall by up to another 10 percent in the coming months should Britain crash out of the European Union without a deal on future trade ties, luring more speculators to bet against the currency.

09 Aug 2018

Yen strengthens on growing risk aversion

LONDON The Japanese yen rose broadly on Thursday in an apparent reflection of concern among investors about an uptick in geopolitic tensions from the U.S.-China trade war to Brexit.

08 Aug 2018

Sterling plunges to 2018 lows as Brexit unease builds

LONDON The pound suffered a heavy sell-off on Wednesday, skidding to its lowest levels against the dollar and euro in almost a year as markets ramped up bets on Britain leaving the EU without an agreement with Brussels on their future relationship.

02 Aug 2018

Sterling weakens after BoE caution on more rate hikes, Brexit risks

LONDON The pound fell on Thursday despite the Bank of England lifting interest rates from crisis-era lows, after Governor Mark Carney said monetary policy needed to "walk not run" and expressed concern about the risks of a cliff-edge Brexit.

02 Aug 2018

Bank von England beendet Krisenmodus - Leitzinsen steigen

London Die britische Notenbank verabschiedet sich von der Krisenpolitik und hebt die Leitzinsen auf den höchsten Stand seit fast einem Jahrzehnt an.

30 Jul 2018

Sterling edges higher before BOE rate vote this week

LONDON The pound rose on Monday but its modest gains reflected concern among investors about the currency's prospects before a widely anticipated Bank of England interest rake hike this week.

28 Jul 2018

Draghi's pledge on low interest rates hits euro, lifts bonds

(This version of the story has been refiled to fix economist surname in paragraph 14)

28 Jul 2018

Draghi's pledge on low interest rates hits euro, lifts bonds

(This version of the story has been refiled to fix economist surname in paragraph 14)

26 Jul 2018

Draghi's pledge on low interest rates hits euro, lifts bonds

LONDON The euro fell, stocks extended gains and bond yields pulled off their highs on Thursday, after ECB boss Mario Draghi reaffirmed a commitment to keep interest rates low "through" next summer, even though he saw inflation picking up by the end of the year.

25 Jul 2018

Qatar to build sugar refinery to avoid boycott disruptions: sources

LONDON/DUBAI Qatar is building a sugar refinery in a bid to avoid supply disruptions after neighboring Gulf Arab states severed economic and political ties with Doha more than a year ago, sources say.

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