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John Ruwitch

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

Nov 17 2017

Allianz to boost China property investment, launches mall fund

SHANGHAI Allianz plans to boost real estate investment in China, announcing on Friday the launch of a $750 million fund that targets malls in major cities such as Shanghai and Beijing.

Nov 15 2017

Manulife AM launches wholly-owned investment business in Shanghai

SHANGHAI Canadian asset manager Manulife Asset Management on Wednesday launched a wholly-owned investment business in Shanghai and welcomed Beijing's steps to raise limits on foreign ownership in the finance sector.

Nov 02 2017

Foreign holdings of China stocks hit record, boosting blue chips

SHANGHAI, Nov 2 Foreign holdings of Chinese shares exceeded 1 trillion yuan ($151.1 billion) for the first time in September, central bank data showed on Thursday, as capital market deregulation and MSCI's China inclusion fuelled demand for select blue chips.

Nov 01 2017

People's Bank of China seen supporting yuan around Trump visit

SHANGHAI China is leaving nothing to chance during next week's visit by U.S. President Donald Trump, and will likely fortify the value of the yuan - a regular target of attack during last year's campaign for the White House.

Oct 31 2017

Xi, top China party officials, make symbolic visit to Shanghai

SHANGHAI Days after taking over as China's leader in 2012, Xi Jinping led other top Communist Party officials to Beijing's National Museum to visit an exhibit on party history entitled "The Road to Rejuvenation". The museum trip telegraphed what would become  one of Xi's overarching policy priorities in the next five years.

Oct 26 2017

Women fail to crack China's glass ceiling as party picks new leaders

(This October 25 story has been corrected to change pronoun to "he" from "she" to correct gender of quoted delegate in final paragraph) | Video

Oct 26 2017

China's money rates jump as central bank holds back cash

SHANGHAI, Oct 26 China's central bank has barely funded money markets for two days in a row, sending a signal that its largesse to banks during the 19th Communist Party Congress was a one-off and develeraging the economy remains core policy.

Oct 24 2017

Pressure on as Xi's 'Belt and Road' enshrined in Chinese party charter

SHANGHAI Chinese President Xi Jinping's vast "Belt and Road" infrastructure project was unexpectedly included in the ruling Communist Party's constitution on Tuesday, giving it greater policy heft and added pressure to succeed.

Oct 21 2017


[北京 18日 ロイター] - 演説は長く、出された飲み物は倹約的だったが、河北省から来た共産党職員のZhang Weiguo氏は感激していた。 | Video

Oct 18 2017

Long speech, lots of tea: party meeting with Chinese characteristics

BEIJING The speech was long, the refreshments austere, but Zhang Weiguo, a Communist Party official from Hubei province in central China, was thrilled.


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