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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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19 Jun 2018

PBOC injects medium-term liquidity in surprise move as trade war escalates

SHANGHAI China's central bank on Tuesday lent 200 billion yuan ($31 billion) to financial institutions via its medium-term lending facility (MLF), highlighting concerns over liquidity and potential economic drag from a trade war with the United States.

19 Jun 2018

PBOC injects medium-term liquidity in surprise move as trade war escalates

SHANGHAI China's central bank on Tuesday lent 200 billion yuan (23.37 billion pounds) to financial institutions via its medium-term lending facility (MLF), highlighting concerns over liquidity and potential economic drag from a trade war with the United States.

06 Apr 2018

Asia's cryptocurrency arbitrage boom fizzles, but profits persist

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE When China closed its local cryptocurrency exchanges late last year, an underground ecosystem of bitcoin "mules" and peer-to-peer platforms sprung up to allow bitcoin trading to thrive, away from regulators' watchful eyes.

22 Mar 2018

China raises a key market interest rate, following Fed's move

SHANGHAI China gingerly raised a key short-term interest rate on Thursday following the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank's move overnight, in a symbolic reminder that Beijing is keeping an eye on global market trends even as it cracks down on financial risks at home.

22 Mar 2018

China raises a key market interest rate, following Fed's move

SHANGHAI China gingerly raised a key short-term interest rate on Thursday following the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank's move overnight, in a symbolic reminder that Beijing is keeping an eye on global market trends even as it cracks down on financial risks at home.

06 Mar 2018

Urgent rates decision likely to face next head of China's central bank

SHANGHAI/BEIJING China's central bank will probably have to respond to an expected U.S. interest rate rise at a particularly sensitive time later this month.

01 Feb 2018

China reasonably comfortable with sharp yuan gains, for now - sources

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's central bank is reasonably comfortable with the yuan's sharp gains against a dollar that is broadly weakening, but it could become an issue if gains against other currencies affect its export competitiveness, policy insiders and analysts said.

29 Dec 2017

China central bank frees up cash for banks ahead of Lunar New Year

SHANGHAI China's central bank said it will let some commercial banks temporarily keep fewer required reserves to help them cope with the heavy demand for cash ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, a step that analysts say does not signal any policy shift.

15 Dec 2017

China raises short- and medium- term interest rates after Fed

SHANGHAI China's central bank nudged money market interest rates upward on Thursday just hours after the Federal Reserve raised the U.S. benchmark, as Beijing seeks to prevent destabilizing capital outflows without hurting economic growth.

15 Dec 2017

China raises market rates to fend off financial risks, growth cools

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's central bank on Thursday nudged up money market rates as authorities sought to defuse financial risks without imperilling the economy, a balancing act that they have managed successfully so far this year as activity remained broadly steady.

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