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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

Jan 19 2018

NAFTA talks seen ending happily, despite growls from Trump

BENGALURU/SAO PAULO The North American Free Trade Agreement will probably be renegotiated successfully with only marginal changes, said a large majority of economists in a Reuters poll, despite the Trump administration's saber-rattling.

Jan 15 2018

Bank of Canada to start 2018 with a hike, despite NAFTA risks

OTTAWA/BENGALURU The Bank of Canada will kick off 2018 by hiking interest rates, buoyed by robust job growth, even as uncertainty around the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement lingers, a Reuters poll found.

Dec 11 2017

India November inflation likely exceeded RBI's 4 percent target: Reuters Poll

BENGALURU India's retail inflation likely breached the central bank's 4.0 percent medium-term target in November after unseasonably heavy rains sent food prices soaring, a Reuters poll showed.

Nov 30 2017

Rising risks suggest Bank of Canada now in no rush to raise rates: Reuters poll

BENGALURU The Bank of Canada will leave rates unchanged until April, held back by the uncertainty over how highly indebted consumers will handle increasing borrowing costs and the unknown fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a Reuters poll found.

Nov 29 2017

Indian inflation likely to rise, interest rates won't, economists say

BENGALURU The Reserve Bank of India is likely to leave interest rates unchanged at its December policy meeting and through the end of next year, despite expectations that inflation will breach its 4 percent target in the next few months, a Reuters poll showed.

Oct 26 2017

Global growth? Sure. But still not much inflation pressure: Reuters poll

BENGALURU The global economy is on its best roll in years and set to do better in 2018, but economists in Reuters polls around the world mostly said synchronous growth is not about to spawn significant price pressures.

Oct 11 2017

September inflation seen at six-month high on GST and public sector pay rise: Reuters poll

BENGALURU India's retail inflation likely edged up in September, driven by higher salaries of government employees as well as the impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), a Reuters poll found, a development that would make further monetary policy easing unlikely.

Oct 06 2017

Canadian dollar to hold ground awaiting clarity on rates: Reuters poll

BENGALURU Canada's dollar is expected to hold its ground over the next month as economic growth moderates and the market awaits guidance from the Bank of Canada on the interest rate outlook after two rate hikes this year, a Reuters poll showed.

Sep 27 2017

Indian central bank to keep rates steady in October, cut growth forecast

BENGALURU The Reserve Bank of India will hold policy steady at its Oct. 4 meeting, and well past next year, amid weak economic growth and signs inflation may soon overshoot its target, a Reuters poll found.

Sep 21 2017

Mexico, Canada economies set to emerge from NAFTA talks intact: Reuters poll

BENGALURU/SAO PAULO Mexico and Canada will survive current talks with the United States on trade relatively unscathed, according to a Reuters poll of economists, suggesting U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist threats still have more bark than bite.


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