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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

Feb 15 2018

Investors put strong cabinet at top of South Africa's to-do list

LONDON, Feb 15 The ousting of Jacob Zuma has fuelled hopes that South Africa can lift itself out of the economic doldrums, but investors flag a number of things that should be top of new President Cyril Ramaphosa's to-do list.

Feb 12 2018

Russia's rising rating comes with sanctions stress

LONDON Russia's chances of reclaiming the 'investment grade' credit rating it lost three years ago are rising, potentially causing headaches for index-tracking bond buyers who will be wary of U.S. sanctions.

Feb 11 2018

Analysis: Russia's rising rating comes with sanctions stress

LONDON Russia's chances of reclaiming the 'investment grade' credit rating it lost three years ago are rising, potentially causing headaches for index-tracking bond buyers who will be wary of U.S. sanctions.

Feb 08 2018

Virtual currencies need firm global regulation: ECB's Mersch

LONDON Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and the banks and financial firms that trade them need to be more closely regulated, one of the ECB's top policymakers said on Thursday.

Feb 08 2018

EU tells key market services to be hard Brexit-ready by year end

LONDON Credit rating agencies and trade repositories licensed in the European Union must show by the end of this year they could cope with Britain crashing out of the bloc without a trading deal, the EU's markets watchdog said on Thursday.

Jan 29 2018

Don't ruin world with protectionism, Indonesia urges U.S.

LONDON The United States needs to resist protectionist trade measures that could "ruin the world" and destroy progress made in reducing global poverty, Indonesia's finance minister said on Monday.

Jan 26 2018

Record stocks buying but correction in coming months likely: BAML

LONDON Funds hoovered up a record $33.2 billion of stocks over the last week, analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, but they warned a pullback in sky-high markets in the coming couple of months was now "very likely".

Jan 24 2018

EMERGING MARKETS-Currencies pounce on weak dollar, rand smashes 12 barrier

LONDON, Jan 24 Most emerging market currencies climbed on Wednesday, with China's yuan and South Africa's rand both touching more than two-year highs as the dollar wallowed in its weakest run since 2010-11.

Jan 23 2018

No boom to doom for central Europe's bonds when ECB stimulus ends

LONDON Seven years of unprecedented European Central Bank stimulus have helped feed a 40 billion-euro boom in foreign buying of central European debt, raising the question - what happens when it all dries up this year?

Jan 19 2018

Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

LONDON Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.

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