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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 13 2018

Bank of Russia seen holding rate on Friday, risks of cut in place: Reuters poll

MOSCOW The Russian central bank is seen holding the key rate unchanged on Friday despite inflationary pressures related to the latest round of U.S. sanctions and higher prices during the World Cup, a Reuters poll of 25 analysts showed on Wednesday.

Jun 06 2018

Russian central bank close to ending rate cuts: governor

MOSCOW Russia's central bank will soon complete its rate-cutting cycle and switch to a neutral monetary policy, although it may have to tighten again if inflationary risks increase, Governor Elvira Nabiullina said.

Jun 05 2018

Russian central bank close to ending rate cuts: governor

MOSCOW Russia's central bank will soon complete its rate-cutting cycle and switch to a neutral monetary policy, although it may have to tighten again if inflationary risks increase, Governor Elvira Nabiullina said.

Feb 16 2018

Oil output cuts and electric car influx could hit Russian economy: central bank

MOSCOW Russia's oil-dependent economy could be hit in 2018 by cuts in crude production as part of the OPEC-led supply pact, with further economic pain after the mid-2020s, the central bank said on Friday.

Jan 25 2018

Russian cenbank, senior bankers discussed sanctions last week: sources

MOSCOW Russia's central bank last week met senior Russian bankers to discuss the risk of potential new sanctions, three banking sources told Reuters on Thursday.

Jan 16 2018

Russian central bank governor Nabiullina will skip Davos

MOSCOW, Jan 16 Russia's Central Bank's Governor Elvira Nabiullina will not attend this month's World Economic Forum in Swiss town of Davos, the bank's press service said on Tuesday.

Dec 14 2017

Russia's central bank to form biggest non-state pension fund with $9 billion merger - sources

MOSCOW Russia's central bank is preparing to merge three pension funds run by bailed out bank Otkritie to create the biggest non-state pension fund in Russia, while guaranteeing payouts to their 7.7 million members, three people with knowledge of the matter said.

Dec 14 2017

Russia's central bank to form biggest non-state pension fund with $9 billion merger: sources

MOSCOW Russia's central bank is preparing to merge three pension funds of bailed out bank Otkritie to create the biggest non-state pension fund in Russia, while guaranteeing payouts to their 7.7 million members, three people with knowledge of the matter said.

Dec 12 2017

Russian central bank considering buying VTB's skyscraper in Moscow City -sources

MOSCOW, Dec 12 Russia's central bank is considering buying Eurasia Tower, a skyscraper owned by state bank VTB in the Moscow City business district, as it looks for office space in the area, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

Dec 11 2017

Russian central bank seen cutting rate to 8.00 percent on Friday

MOSCOW The Russian central bank is expected to lower its key interest rate to 8 percent on Friday, in what would be the sixth rate cut so far this year, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.

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