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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LONDON Technology stocks attracted $1 billion in the week to Wednesday, their second largest inflow on record, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) data showed on Friday, after Apple launched a new iPhone and chipmakers rallied.
LONDON Specialist renewable energy investor Quercus will invest over half a billion euros in a solar power project in Iran, with construction to start in the first half of 2018, the company's chief executive told Reuters.
LONDON, Sept 18 A surge in technology stocks helped lift Asian bourses to decade highs and emerging market shares to three-year highs on Monday, tracking gains in developed markets, whilst Friday's weak U.S. data kept tightening expectations at bay.
LONDON, Sept 15 Unfazed by another North Korean missile launch, emerging market equities were set to end the week up almost 1 percent on Friday, taking their cue from developed markets.
LONDON, Sept 13 A pullback in the shares of Apple component suppliers in Asia knocked emerging equities off a three-year high on Wednesday, but China's yuan steadied after three days of losses.
LONDON, Sept 1 Global bonds attracted bumper inflows of $8.1 billion Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) data showed on Friday, in a week when North Korean tensions escalated, and U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the government hurt U.S. stocks.
LONDON, Sept 1 Roaring factory growth in Asia and China in particular helped emerging stocks to fresh three-year highs on Friday and put them on track for their third straight week of gains, while currencies firmed against the lacklustre dollar.
LONDON Global investors raised their euro zone equity exposure to the highest level in at least five years in August, citing loose central bank policy, robust growth and strong company earnings.
LONDON British investors ramped up holdings of equities in August to levels not seen since December 2015 and cut cash to at least five-year lows, betting that easy money policies will continue.
LONDON Romania's investment fund Fondul Proprietatea is in talks to sell all its stakes in the Romanian subsidiaries of utility companies Enel and Engie, managers of the fund told Reuters.