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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 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.

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.

03 Aug 2018

Sterling slides below $1.30 as Carney flags no-deal Brexit risks

LONDON Sterling fell back below $1.30 on Friday after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said there was an "uncomfortably high" risk of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal.

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.

27 Jul 2018

Money managers see past Trump talk, expect trade war to blow over

LONDON Global money managers believe U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to impose tariffs will not descend into a full-blown trade war, and even those particularly worried have done little to protect their portfolios.

26 Jul 2018

Money managers see past Trump talk, expect trade war to blow over

LONDON Global money managers believe U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to impose tariffs will not descend into a full-blown trade war, and even those particularly worried have done little to protect their portfolios.

26 Jul 2018

Newer firms muscle in on banks' forex territory

LONDON Newer financial trading firms are expanding the volume of foreign exchange they trade in a market traditionally dominated by the big banks, industry data and rankings show.

19 Jul 2018

Emerging market volatility fuelling currency trading boom

LONDON Emerging market foreign exchange trading is growing at a double-digit clip this year, as economic and political worries stoke volatility and sell-offs in currencies such as the Chinese yuan, Turkish lira and Mexican peso, industry data shows.

18 Jul 2018

Sterling skids to $1.30 as inflation, Brexit cast doubt on August rate rise

LONDON Sterling tumbled to 10-month lows against the dollar on Wednesday after data showed British inflation failed to rise as expected and Brexit-linked political turmoil pummelled the currency towards the $1.30 mark.

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