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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

Nov 16 2017

'It does not get much better than this' for markets: AIA

HONG KONG Synchronized global growth and the likely slow path that the U.S. Federal Reserve will take in raising interest rates and trimming its balance sheet means the market environment "does not get much better than this," the CIO of insurer AIA Group said.

Nov 15 2017

Natixis plans to double Asia Pacific assets to $100 billion in three years

HONG KONG Natixis Global Asset Management, a unit of French bank Natixis SA , aims to double its funds under management to $100 billion in the Asia Pacific region over the next three years, using a combination of organic and inorganic growth strategies.

Nov 13 2017

Harvest Global CIO bets on Chinese "new economy" stocks

HONG KONG China's growth will be driven by education, autos, healthcare and e-commerce over the next two years, as Beijing's push to transform its economy into a consumption-driven one pays off, a fund manager said, adding equities were a top pick for 2018.

Nov 01 2017

China's war on smog, risk, taking edge off Asia's growth sprint

HONG KONG Growth in China's manufacturing output slowed in October, threatening to chill activity across Asia, as tough steps to reduce air pollution forced factories to reduce production and a crackdown on financial risk-taking weighed on smaller firms.

Oct 19 2017

China will Aufschwung mit stärkerer Öffnung sichern

Peking Öffnung für ausländische Investoren, Abbau von Kreditrisiken, Umbau der Industrie: China will mit einer Reihe von Reformen das Wachstum seiner Wirtschaft sichern. Diese zeigt sich derzeit in guter Form. Trotz einer minimalen Abkühlung in den Sommermonaten dürfte sich der Aufschwung in der nach den USA zweitgrößten Volkswirtschaft der Welt 2017 verstärken - zum ersten Mal seit sieben Jahren.

Oct 16 2017

Hong Kong’s leader tinkers with economy in the face of 'grave' challenges

HONG KONG Hong Kong’s new leader Carrie Lam showed last week that bringing the mojo back to the territory’s once uniquely dynamic economy isn’t going to be easy.

Sep 22 2017

Rohingya crisis dents Myanmar hopes of Western investment boom

YANGON/HONG KONG When officials from Myanmar's commercial capital Yangon toured six European countries in June, they were hoping to drum up investment in transport, energy and education.

Sep 21 2017

Asian central banks hold their own after Fed signals stimulus rollback

HONG KONG As the Federal Reserve signals an end to its decade of unconventional monetary stimulus, divergence between the policies of the U.S. and Asian central banks is growing, a stark contrast to an era when regional rate moves closely tracked the United States.

Sep 07 2017

Southeast Asian economies get a lift from China. Later, they may get the bill

HONG KONG Southeast Asia appears to be on a roll.

Sep 01 2017

What slowdown? Factories chug along as global demand holds up

LONDON/HONG KONG Factories across Asia and Europe cranked up production last month as global demand remained strong, confounding expectations growth may have peaked.

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