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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

Aug 10 2018

GLOBAL MARKETS-Turkish turmoil, rouble woes knock euro, riskier assets

SHANGHAI, Aug 10 Worries over the plunging Turkish lira and Russian rouble pulled the euro lower on Friday and rippled through riskier assets worldwide, sending stock markets lower and buoying safe haven assets such as U.S. Treasuries.

Aug 10 2018

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall on dim trade outlook; dollar near 13-mth peak

SHANGHAI, Aug 10 Asian stock markets fell on Friday despite signs of greater government support for firms in China, with global trade tensions clouding the outlook for demand.

Aug 08 2018

China shares swing back to red as fresh U.S. tariffs weigh

SHANGHAI China's stock markets retreated on Wednesday as fresh U.S. tariffs and the increasingly heated trade war between the world's two largest economies cast doubt over Beijing's ability to boost its economy through pro-growth policies.

Aug 06 2018

Trump's trade 'extortion' won't work, China state media says

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Chinese state media on Monday lambasted U.S. President Donald Trump's trade policies in an unusually personal attack, and sought to reassure investors anxious about China's economy as growth concerns battered its financial markets. | Video

Aug 03 2018

China state banks seen selling dollars to arrest sharp yuan losses: traders

SHANGHAI Major state-owned Chinese banks were seen selling dollars on Friday afternoon in an apparent attempt to put a floor under a tumbling yuan, as the worsening trade dispute between the United States and China drove the currency to a fresh 14-month low.

Jul 31 2018

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares rise, but U.S. tariff plan puts focus back on trade war

SHANGHAI, Aug 1 Asian shares were higher on Wednesday, tracking the firmer Wall Street finish though reports that Washington plans to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods have put the focus back on volatile Sino-U.S. trade relations.

Jul 31 2018

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares rise on trade war relief as investors await data

SHANGHAI, Aug 1 Asian shares rose on Wednesday, following gains on Wall Street, as a report of attempts to renew talks between the United States and China eased trade war fears, but investors will be keeping a close eye on data due today.

Jul 27 2018

China's policy easing fails to whet appetite for private firms' bonds

SHANGHAI China's recent moves to ease credit conditions were supposed to support struggling private firms, but investors, spurred by easier cash, are instead pumping money into low-rated bonds issued by state-backed entities.

Jul 27 2018

China's policy easing fails to whet appetite for private firms' bonds

SHANGHAI, July 27 China's recent moves to ease credit conditions were supposed to support struggling private firms, but investors, spurred by easier cash, are instead pumping money into low-rated bonds issued by state-backed entities.

Jul 24 2018

China bond yields, stocks rise as Beijing signals policy shift

SHANGHAI Chinese government bond yields and stocks rose on Tuesday after Beijing vowed to pursue a more 'vigorous' fiscal policy, as authorities stepped up efforts to support growth amid rising economic headwinds.

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