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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 10 2017

World economic growth improving, even as U.S., UK potential slows: IMF

WASHINGTON The current broad-based global economic upswing will likely be sustained this year and next, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, with gains in most of the world offsetting sluggish outcomes in the United States, Britain and India.

Oct 07 2016

Hammond says BoE remains independent after PM's policy comments

WASHINGTON Chancellor Philip Hammond sought to quash speculation that the government wanted to influence the Bank of England after the country's prime minister highlighted the "bad side effects" of its record low interest rates this week.

Oct 07 2016

UK's Hammond says BoE remains independent after PM's policy comments

WASHINGTON, Oct 7 British finance minister Philip Hammond sought to quash speculation that the government wanted to influence the Bank of England after the country's prime minister highlighted the "bad side effects" of its record low interest rates this week.

Sep 29 2016

U.S. Fed orders China's AgBank to boost oversight

Agricultural Bank of China, one of the country's top four banks, has been ordered by the Federal Reserve to improve its safeguards against money laundering, the U.S. central bank said on Thursday, citing "significant deficiencies" in the New York branch.

Sep 29 2016

U.S. Fed orders China's AgBank to boost oversight

Agricultural Bank of China , one of the country's top four banks, has been ordered by the Federal Reserve to improve its safeguards against money laundering, the U.S. central bank said on Thursday, citing "significant deficiencies" in the New York branch.

Aug 26 2016

For the Fed's Yellen 'conventional' unconventional policy is enough

WASHINGTON For all the talk of a radical shift in central banking policy, from the permanent use of negative rates to helicopter money drops, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appears to believe she can tackle any future downturn using the tools currently at her disposal.

Apr 10 2016

IMF supports move to negative rates by some central banks

WASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund said on Sunday that a move to negative rates by some of the world's central banks would help deliver extra monetary stimulus and ease lending conditions.

Dec 19 2015

Senate passes IMF reform in budget bill

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Friday ratified reforms to boost the representation of emerging economies at the International Monetary Fund as part of a budget bill that will clear the way for new industrial powerhouses like China and India to have more clout at the international lender.

Oct 10 2015

Central bank cavalry can no longer save the world

LIMA In 2008 central banks, led by the Federal Reserve, rode to the rescue of the global financial system. Seven years on and trillions of dollars later they no longer have the answers and may even represent a major risk for the global economy.

Oct 10 2015

Central bank cavalry can no longer save the world

LIMA In 2008 central banks, led by the Federal Reserve, rode to the rescue of the global financial system. Seven years on and trillions of dollars later they no longer have the answers and may even represent a major risk for the global economy.

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