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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 17 2018

Italy's election: From obstacle to opportunity for big bond investors

LONDON Barely a year after French and Italian government bonds tanked on fears of a wave of anti-euro sentiment seemingly sweeping through Europe, the world's biggest bond investors are viewing Italy's election with equanimity and even some relish.

Jan 15 2018

Euro zone bond yields pull back from multi-month highs

LONDON Euro zone borrowing costs pulled back from multi-month highs on Monday, after a hefty selloff last week on expectations the European Central Bank might end its massive stimulus program sooner than anticipated.

Jan 03 2018

Euro zone yields edge lower as MiFID II kicks in

LONDON Euro area borrowing costs edged lower on Wednesday, as a sweeping reform of EU financial market rules took effect a day after hawkish comments by ECB rate-setters triggered a sharp bond market sell-off.

Dec 18 2017

Portuguese bond rally dims after Fitch upgrade morning fever pitch

LONDON Portugal's bond yields hit their lowest since early 2015 in early trading before inching up, after an unprecedented two-notch upgrade from Fitch boosted investor optimism.

Dec 13 2017

German bond yields hover near 3-month lows as Fed decision looms

LONDON, Dec 13 Germany's 10-year government bond yield clung to recent lows on Wednesday ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting that is widely expected to end with a decision to raise rates just a day ahead before a meeting of the European Central Bank.

Dec 05 2017

Sterling steadies on cautious optimism around Brexit deal

LONDON Sterling rebounded from a six-day low against the euro on Tuesday to trade flat on the day, with investors cautiously optimistic that a deal on opening up talks on post-Brexit trade would be reached by the end of the week.

Nov 01 2017

Rookies and robots brace for first UK rate rise since 2007

LONDON Financial markets braced this week for what could be the Bank of England's first rate rise in a decade - a step into the unknown for a generation of young traders who started work after 2007 but also for the state-of-the-art technology they use. | Video

Nov 01 2017

Rookies and robots brace for first UK rate rise since 2007

LONDON Financial markets braced this week for what could be the Bank of England's first rate rise in a decade - a step into the unknown for a generation of young traders who started work after 2007 but also for the state-of-the-art technology they use.

Oct 20 2017

Sterling bounces back, boosted by progress in Brexit talks

LONDON Sterling bounced back from an eight-day low against the euro on Friday, with investors hopeful of a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations after British Prime Minister Theresa May won a modest reprieve in stalled talks with the European Union.

Oct 20 2017

Sterling drops to 2-week lows as BOE doubts rise

LONDON, Oct 20 Britain's pound skidded to a two-week low on Friday amid doubts over the outlook for Bank of England interest rate moves and concerns over Brexit.

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