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John Geddie

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

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Euro, bond yields drop as Germany's Merkel holds on

LONDON The euro and European government bond yields slipped on Monday after the bloc's most powerful leader, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, won a fourth term but faced a fractured parliament as support for the far right surged. | Video

Aug 24 2017

RPT-For all its problems, it's risky to bet against Italy

LONDON, Aug 24 Heavily indebted and politically fractious Italy has moved back into the crosshairs of financial market investors this week, but some funds may be cautious about doubling down on bearish bets that have failed to pay off so far this year.

Aug 23 2017

For all its problems, it's risky to bet against Italy

LONDON Heavily indebted and politically fractious Italy has moved back into the crosshairs of financial market investors this week, but some funds may be cautious about doubling down on bearish bets that have failed to pay off so far this year.    

Aug 18 2017

Investors grab top-rated bonds as stocks tumble on Trump doubts

LONDON Demand for highly-rated euro zone bonds increased on Friday as equity markets tumbled on mounting evidence that U.S. President Donald Trump will face difficulty passing his economic agenda.

Aug 16 2017

GRAPHIC-Defying strong euro, long-term inflation bets hold firm

LONDON, Aug 16 Investor expectations for long-term euro zone inflation are holding up in the face of a strong single currency, a comforting sign for the European Central Bank as it looks to start unwinding its massive monetary stimulus.

Aug 03 2017

Amsterdam attracts trading platforms for post-Brexit base

LONDON Amsterdam, with some of the world's fastest data links and a history of high-frequency trading, on Thursday reaffirmed its allure to financial market platforms looking for a post-Brexit base in Europe when Tradeweb said it would move to the city.

Jul 25 2017

Greece prepares for end of bailout era with comeback bond

LONDON/ATHENS (Reuters/IFR) - Greece successfully sold debt to private investors for the first time in three years on Tuesday, making a significant first step toward financial independence when its third international bailout ends next year. | Video

Jul 20 2017

Euro nears two-year high as ECB flags autumn tightening talk

LONDON The euro jetted to an almost two-year high on Thursday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said officials would discuss possible changes to its bond-buying scheme this autumn.

Jul 20 2017

Euro nears two-year high as ECB flags autumn tightening talk

LONDON The euro jetted to an almost two-year high on Thursday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said officials would discuss possible changes to its bond-buying scheme this autumn.

Jul 19 2017

Time to taper? Five questions for the ECB

LONDON The ECB's quantitative easing scheme expires at the end of the year and with the economy gaining strength, expectations are growing that the days of central bank bond-buying are numbered.

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