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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 17 2018

UPDATE 1-Dalian coke extends rally to record high as China output curbs bite

* Steel surges 4 pct amid Tangshan plan to move curbs earlier

Aug 16 2018

Dalian coke extends rally to 7-year peak as China curbs hit supply

MANILA, Aug 17 Chinese coke futures surged almost 4 percent to a seven-year high on Friday, adding to sharp gains in the prior session, as environmental restrictions capped supply of the steelmaking ingredient.

Aug 16 2018

UPDATE 1-Dalian coke climbs to 7-year high amid output curbs

* China stimulus plan seen helping steel, iron ore demand (Recasts, updates prices)

Aug 15 2018

Dalian iron ore hits two-week low on global growth risks

* Worries persist over China slowdown, Turkey currency crisis

Aug 15 2018

UPDATE 1-Dalian iron ore falls for 5th day in 6 as China steel curbs weigh

* Jiangsu province to consolidate mills in efficiency drive (Adds Jiangsu plan, updates prices)

Aug 14 2018

Dalian iron ore slips for 5th day in 6 as China steel curbs weigh

MANILA, Aug 15 Chinese iron ore futures dropped for a fifth session in six on Wednesday, hitting their lowest in 1-1/2 weeks amid worries demand for the steelmaking raw material will be curbed by restrictions on steel output in the country.

Aug 10 2018

Philippines eyes shift back to cheaper, dirtier fuel to tame inflation

MANILA, Aug 10 The Philippines' energy ministry has told oil companies to sell a cheaper but dirtier type of diesel oil to motorists to fight inflation, backing away from a two-year-old regulation that banned its use to improve air quality.

Aug 03 2018

Shanghai steel resumes rise, coke rallies as China eyes winter curbs

MANILA Shanghai rebar steel futures climbed almost 2 percent on Friday to near a 5-1/2-year high amid China's plans to impose industrial production curbs during winter for the second year in a row.

Aug 02 2018

China steel, iron ore fall on fresh U.S.-China trade worries

MANILA China's steel and iron ore futures fell on Thursday as U.S. plans to impose a higher 25 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports renewed worries over an escalating trade war between the world's two biggest economies.

Aug 01 2018

U.S. tariff threat cuts Shanghai steel rally, iron ore slides

MANILA China's steel futures pulled back after hitting their highest level since 2013 on Wednesday as news that the United States could slap higher tariffs on $200 billion of imported Chinese goods halted a rally that pushed prices 10 percent last month.


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