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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

Oct 20 2017

Dollar rises vs safe havens after U.S. Senate clears way for tax reform

NEW YORK The dollar made its biggest daily gain in a month on Friday and posted a weekly increase for the fifth time in six weeks as progress on U.S. tax reforms raised prospects of a fiscal lift to the economy, bolstering investor appetite for risk.

Oct 20 2017

Dollar jumps vs safe havens after U.S. Senate clears way for tax reform

NEW YORK The dollar rose on Friday, on track for its biggest daily gain in more than two weeks, as progress on U.S. tax reforms raised prospects of a fiscal lift to the economy, bolstering investor appetite for risk.

Oct 19 2017

Euro hits 6-day high as U.S. yields fall; kiwi drops most in a year

NEW YORK The euro climbed to the highest in nearly a week on Thursday as U.S. Treasury yields fell, pulling back from a two-year high, with the dollar weakening further late in the day on a report that President Donald Trump was leaning toward Jerome Powell as the next chair of the Federal Reserve.

Oct 05 2017

EM fund managers move to more exotic currencies as dollar hits lows

NEW YORK Some of 2017’s top-performing emerging market fund managers are reshuffling their currency holdings, paring back bets on some of the asset class' big names and shifting to more exotic currencies like the Czech koruna, Uruguayan peso and the Egyptian pound.

Oct 05 2017

BlackRock moving to local market Nigerian bonds

Oct 5 Expectations for improved economic stability in Nigeria and globally have encouraged BlackRock to move into the country's local currency bonds as part of efforts to raise performance in its bond offerings, the firm's head of emerging markets fixed income said on Thursday.

Oct 05 2017

EM fund managers move to more exotic currencies as dollar hits lows

NEW YORK, Oct 5 Some of 2017’s top-performing emerging market fund managers are reshuffling their currency holdings, paring back bets on some of the asset class' big names and shifting to more exotic currencies like the Czech koruna, Uruguayan peso and the Egyptian pound.

Oct 03 2017

Emerging markets to lure over $1 trillion in foreign investment in 2017: IIF

NEW YORK Emerging markets will draw $1.1 trillion of capital flows from non-resident investors this year, the Institute of International Finance said in a report released on Tuesday, ramping up its estimates from earlier this year as a result of increasing global risk appetite and economic growth.

Sep 29 2017

Dollar on track for largest weekly rise of 2017

NEW YORK The dollar was little changed against a basket of major currencies on Friday after conflicting U.S. economic data, leaving it on course for its largest weekly rise in 2017 amid a rise in expectations for inflation and U.S. interest rate hikes.

Sep 26 2017

BlackRock bond strategist sees potential for dollar rebound in 2017

Sept 26 The dollar could be headed for a rebound this year after a decline that has left it near its lowest level in more than two years, BlackRock's chief fixed-income strategist said on Tuesday.

Sep 26 2017

Euro falls to one-month low as political worries heighten

NEW YORK The euro fell to its lowest level in a month on Tuesday as worry about political fallout in Germany and other euro zone countries grew.

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