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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

Jun 19 2018

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks recover from earlier rout but trade war fears seen capping gains

SHANGHAI, June 20 Stocks in Asia rebounded from recent losses on Wednesday as investors sought bargains, a day after the spectre of a U.S.-China trade war rattled global markets, but significant uncertainty around the trade outlook is capping gains.

Jun 19 2018

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian markets rebound on bargain-hunting, shrug off trade war threats

SHANGHAI, June 20 Stocks in Asia rebounded from recent losses on Wednesday as investors sought bargains, a day after the spectre of a U.S.-China trade war drove down bond yields, and share and commodity prices.

Jun 16 2018

China state media attack U.S. tariffs, leave scope for negotiation

SHANGHAI China responded vigorously in state media on Saturday after the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump said it would impose tariffs on $50 billion (37.7 billion pounds) of Chinese imports, but some commentary left room for further negotiations.

Jun 16 2018

China state media attack U.S. tariffs, leave scope for negotiation

SHANGHAI China responded vigorously in state media on Saturday after the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump said it would impose tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports, but some commentary left room for further negotiations.

Jun 16 2018

China state media attack U.S. tariffs, leave scope for negotiation

SHANGHAI China responded vigorously in state media on Saturday after the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump said it would impose tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports, but some commentary left room for further negotiations.

May 24 2018

Asia share markets hit by U.S. auto tariff threat, dollar pulls back

SHANGHAI Asian shares fell on Thursday after the U.S. government launched a national security probe into auto imports that could lead to new tariffs, and President Donald Trump's comments indicated fresh setbacks in U.S.-China trade talks.

May 22 2018

China landscaping firm's shares slump after bond issue falters

SHANGHAI A Beijing-based urban landscaping company saw its shares fall for a fourth day after poor demand for its bond issue, illustrating the difficulties some corporate issuers are facing as investors become increasingly choosy and as credit risks rise.

May 21 2018

CEFC Shanghai International defaults on $327 million in bond payments

SHANGHAI CEFC Shanghai International Group Ltd, a subsidiary of troubled China CEFC Energy, said on Monday it missed bond payments totalling 2.09 billion yuan ($327.3 million), becoming the latest private Chinese company to default amid a crackdown on financial risk.

May 09 2018

Chinese firms slow to reduce share-backed loans despite regulator crackdown

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG Chinese companies are only gradually reducing the amount of shares pledged for loans despite curbs by regulators as part of efforts to reduce the risk the deals pose to market stability.

Apr 18 2018

Whiskey sour? China importers fret over U.S. trade battle

SHANGHAI When spirits dealer Daniel Taytslin brought his first pallet of American Ragtime Rye whiskey into Shanghai in early April, the 672 bottles faced a 5 percent import tariff at China's customs.

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