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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

Jul 10 2018

India June inflation likely reached highest level in nearly two years: Reuters poll

BENGALURU Indian inflation likely rose to a near two-year high in June, driven by surging oil and food prices, a Reuters poll showed, a development that would strengthen calls for more monetary policy tightening by the Reserve Bank of India.

Jun 11 2018

India May inflation likely hit a four-month high on oil price surge: Reuters poll

BENGALURU India's retail inflation jumped further in May to a four-month high, primarily driven by a surge in energy prices, according to a Reuters poll of economists, suggesting more policy tightening from the central bank is coming.

May 30 2018

Political worries set to check Indian stock market bulls: Reuters poll

BENGALURU Indian stocks are expected to erase recent losses and rise a little this year, but an array of political developments at home and overseas along with just a steady economic growth outlook will likely restrain the market, a Reuters poll showed.

Apr 18 2018

India claims top spot for 2018 growth among major economies: Reuters poll

BENGALURU India will claim the top spot among the world's fastest-growing major economies this year, but rising trade tensions between the United States and China may restrain that growth, a Reuters poll of economists showed.

Feb 14 2018

U.S. tax cuts bad idea now but will boost growth, say economists: Reuters poll

The U.S. government was wrong to cut taxes at this stage of the business cycle given the economy is near full employment, but will nonetheless help lift growth this year and give the Federal Reserve more reason to raise rates, a Reuters poll of economists found.

Jan 23 2018

Tax cuts to boost U.S. economy, but benefits to be short-lived: Reuters poll

The U.S. economy is likely to grow in 2018 at its fastest pace in three years, fueled by the biggest tax overhaul since the 1980s, a majority of economists said in a Reuters poll that also showed they expected the boost to be short-lived.

Nov 17 2017

Reuters poll: Major U.S. tax cuts not likely this year - economists

BENGALURU U.S. Republicans are not expected to push major tax cuts through Congress this year, according to a majority of economists in a Reuters poll, who in any case were skeptical that the legislation would provide a significant boost to the economy.

Oct 23 2017

Low inflation could slow Fed, but fiscal stimulus unnecessary: Reuters poll

BENGALURU The U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December and twice next year, according to a Reuters poll of economists, who now worry that the central bank will slow its tightening because of expectations that inflation will remain low.

Oct 06 2017

Asian currencies to stay steady, Fed tightening seen curbing gains: Reuters poll

BENGALURU Asian currencies, on an upswing since the start of the year, are unlikely to trade higher than they are now in a year, held back as the U.S. Federal Reserve presses on with further interest rate rises, a Reuters poll found.

Sep 14 2017

Hurricane Harvey to make mild dent in U.S. economic growth: Reuters poll

BENGALURU U.S. economic growth will take a mild hit in the current quarter from Hurricane Harvey that slammed into Texas, but the outlook for the coming year remained steady in the latest Reuters poll, suggesting lost output will likely be recouped.


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