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 Asian investors are returning to the European government bond market in numbers not seen in years, as a strengthening economy, positive yields and the increasing cost of dollar investments conspire to make Europe an attractive destination again.
LONDON, March 16 Italy remains a long-term challenge as the euro zone moves out of the stimulus era because of its high public debt levels, PIMCO's chief investment officer Andrew Balls told Reuters in an interview.
LONDON Southern Europe led a fall in euro zone bond yields on Friday after another European Central Bank policymaker warned that inflation in the bloc remained sluggish, a potential hurdle to the withdrawal of monetary stimulus.
LONDON JPMorgan will launch a new overall bond index on Thursday that will unify all of the bank's flagship bond indexes that cater to specific areas such as government bonds and emerging markets, according to a document seen by Reuters on Thursday.
LONDON After a decade of deep cuts to rein in a division that nearly bankrupted its parent, Royal Bank of Scotland's investment bank is attracting new business once again, according to executives and a review of industry data.
LONDON Euro zone government bond yields fell on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, injecting a fresh dose of volatility into world markets.
LONDON Euro zone government bond markets sold off but stock markets in the bloc rallied on Friday after a stronger-than-expected U.S. non-farm payrolls report.
LONDON Euro zone government bond yields fell on Wednesday on concerns that planned U.S. import tariffs including on goods from Europe could impede the European Central Bank's plan to withdraw post-crisis monetary stimulus.
LONDON Investors dumped Italian government bonds on Monday and rushed to buy high-grade equivalents such as Bunds, after a surge in support for anti-establishment parties in the country's election.
LONDON Yields on U.S. government debt are at their highest in over four years, and yet they are failing to attract many European investors due to the uncertain outlook for the dollar and the prohibitive cost of hedging their currency risks.