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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 22 2017

Analysis: Women the mystery ingredient in Australia's jobs feast

SYDNEY Women coming into Australia's workforce provide the answer to an economic puzzle that analysts and policymakers alike have been struggling to solve this year.

Oct 22 2017

Women the mystery ingredient in Australia's jobs feast

SYDNEY Women coming into Australia's workforce provide the answer to an economic puzzle that analysts and policymakers alike have been struggling to solve this year.

Oct 21 2017

Women the mystery ingredient in Australia's jobs feast

SYDNEY Women coming into Australia's workforce provide the answer to an economic puzzle that analysts and policymakers alike have been struggling to solve this year.

Oct 16 2017

Asian shares conquer 10-year peak, commodities ride high on China

SYDNEY Asian shares rallied to a decade high on Monday as upbeat Chinese data boosted commodity prices, while the euro extended losses after the Catalan leader failed to give a clear answer to whether or not he declared independence from Spain.

Oct 05 2017

Australian retailers hit by worst sales decline in 4-1/2 years

SYDNEY Australian retailers suffered their worst decline in sales since early 2013 as debt-laden consumers tightened their purse strings, slashing spending on food, furniture and clothing, an outcome that bodes poorly for third-quarter economic growth.

Oct 04 2017

Australian retailers suffer worst sales in 4-1/2 years; trade surplus widens

SYDNEY, Oct 5 Australian retailers suffered their worst sales since early 2013 in August as debt-laden consumers tightened their purse strings, cutting back sharply on food, furniture and clothing.

Oct 04 2017

Hong Kong, Japanese stocks boost Asia on optimism over global growth

SYDNEY Japanese and Hong Kong shares led Asian stocks higher on Wednesday, supported by optimism about global growth and as the Chinese central bank's weekend move to free up liquidity boosted mainland financial stocks.

Oct 03 2017

Australia's long home-building boom has life in it yet

SYDNEY, Oct 4 The latest data on Australia's home building boom is showing something totally unexpected - a revival in borrowing and approvals that suggest a mainstay of economic activity has some way to run yet.

Sep 26 2017

Global markets: Dollar, yields rise on hawkish Yellen; Asian shares still weak

SYDNEY The dollar climbed to a one-month high and bond yields rose on Wednesday as risks grew for a U.S. interest rate hike in December, while Asian stocks hovered near multi-week lows as tensions in the Korean peninsula remain elevated.

Sep 14 2017

Sizzling Australia jobs growth in August no spark for inflation

SYDNEY Australia's jobs blew past expectations to surge the most in two years in August, yet unemployment was static as more people looked for work, limiting upward pressure on wages, inflation and interest rates.

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