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.
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Most Asian currencies were firmer on Monday as the dollar weakened broadly after disappointing wage data raised questions about the pace of U.S. interest rate increases next year.
Foreigners trimmed their holdings in most Asian stocks markets in November as investors started to book profits after this year's solid rally.
Dec 6 Foreigners trimmed their holdings in most Asian stocks markets in November as investors started to book profits after this year's solid rally.
Earnings for companies in India's broader NSE Nifty rose at their best pace in six quarters during July-September, according to Thomson Reuters Eikon data, showcasing how profits are finally looking up after a prolonged spell of sluggish growth.
By Caroline Valetkevitch, Rodrigo Campos and Patturaja Murugaboopathy
Dividend payouts by Asia's biggest companies are poised for their biggest increase in six years as profits surge and pressure grows on firms to be more generous with their shareholders.
Foreign investors sold Asian equities for the third straight month in September as a rising U.S. dollar and the appeal of rallying U.S. stocks spurred them to lighten portfolios in the region.
Foreign outflows accelerated in Asian equities in August as tensions in North Korea prompted global investors to book profits, but analysts predicted money would return on the back of positive earnings momentum and attractive valuations.
HONG KONG/BENGALURU At first glance, China Inc's earnings are off to a roaring start to 2017: first-half net profits surged by nearly a quarter, helped by healthy expansion in the world's second-largest economy. Last year, the rise was a mere 6 percent.
Aug 18 Foreign inflows into Asian bonds rose for a seventh consecutive month in July, albeit at a slower pace, with analysts saying investments in the region's debt have become less rewarding after Asian currencies reached a peak against the dollar.