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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 11 2016

Fed to raise rates this year, likely in Dec after election: Reuters poll

The U.S. Federal Reserve is likely to raise interest rates in December, after the Nov. 8 presidential election, according to a Reuters poll that also predicted a pickup in economic growth but with still relatively subdued inflation.

Jul 21 2016

Fed to hold rates ahead of November election; inflation still low: Reuters Poll

The U.S. Federal Reserve will wait until the fourth quarter before raising interest rates, likely in December after the presidential election, according to a Reuters poll which once again showed subdued inflation expectations.

Jun 09 2016

Next Fed rate hike likely now in September but July possible: Reuters poll

The Federal Reserve is likely to raise U.S. interest rates in September and possibly as soon as July, according to a Reuters poll taken in the days after news of a sharp drop in hiring that has led some to worry that the economy is losing momentum.

Jun 09 2016

India inflation likely edged up to 5.52 percent in May: Reuters poll

BENGALURU Higher food and fuel prices pushed Indian inflation up in May, according to a Reuters poll of economists who said good monsoon rains would temper it in the coming months and give the central bank room to ease further.

Apr 15 2016

Weak demand holding back euro zone; no more rate cuts ahead: Reuters poll

It is lackluster demand that is holding back the euro zone economy, not availability of credit, an overwhelming majority of forecasters polled by Reuters said, adding that the European Central Bank won't cut negative deposit rate any further.

Mar 10 2016

Fed to raise rates by mid-year, again before year-end: Reuters poll

The U.S. Federal Reserve will hike rates again by end-June and once more before year-end, according to economists in a Reuters poll who are generally as convinced or even more about the trajectory of rates than a month ago.

Mar 03 2016

More ECB QE and another deposit rate cut likely on March 10

The likelihood of the European Central Bank increasing its bond purchase program next week is growing, in addition to a near-certain view among economists that the central bank will cut its negative deposit rate further, a Reuters poll found.

Feb 15 2016

Indian central bank to hold its horses while others bolt

Financial markets and borrowers rooting for the Reserve Bank of India to ease policy this year could be in for a disappointment - in stark contrast to 2015 when it lopped 125 basis points off the repo rate.

Jan 05 2016

BoE expected to raise rates in Q2; low wage growth, Brexit a risk - Reuters poll

The Bank of England's first rate increase in more than eight years is likely to come in the second quarter of 2016, as previously expected, bolstered by the Federal Reserve's decision to raise U.S. rates last month, a Reuters poll found.

Jan 05 2016

BoE expected to raise rates in Q2; low wage growth, Brexit a risk - Reuters poll

The Bank of England's first rate increase in more than eight years is likely to come in the second quarter of 2016, as previously expected, bolstered by the Federal Reserve's decision to raise U.S. rates last month, a Reuters poll found.

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