Edition:
United States

Patturaja Murugaboopathy

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

May 16 2018

Asian bonds see big foreign selloff in April on rising U.S. yields

Foreigners sold heavily in Asian bond markets in April as rising U.S. Treasury yields and a surging dollar prompted investors to dump regional assets.

May 09 2018

Foreign selling of Asian stocks accelerated in April as trade tensions rose

Foreigners withdrew money from Asian equity markets for the third consecutive month in April as rising U.S. bond yields and trade tensions between the United States and China soured investors' appetite for riskier assets.

May 03 2018

Slowing growth is another headwind for Asian currencies

The spectre of slower global economic growth presents another threat for Asian currencies, many of which are already under pressure from rising U.S. yields and capital outflows.

May 02 2018

Asian currencies fall ahead of Fed policy decision

Asian currencies weakened on Wednesday as the dollar held firm near a four-month high on expectations that a strong U.S. economy would lead to more rate hikes this year.

Apr 19 2018

GRAPHIC-Foreign money flows into Asian bonds turn positive in March

April 19 Foreigners turned net buyers of Asian bonds in March, buoyed by regional currencies' rise against the dollar, but inflows were restrained by concerns over escalating trade tensions between China and the United States.

Apr 12 2018

Downgrades, misses on company earnings pose risk to Asian equities

After a hugely disappointing outcome for Asian companies' earnings in 2017, analysts are bracing for lower profits this year and expect stock markets will weaken in the coming months to reflect the dimming outlook.

Apr 12 2018

GRAPHIC-Downgrades, misses on company earnings pose risk to Asian equities

April 12 After a hugely disappointing outcome for Asian companies' earnings in 2017, analysts are bracing for lower profits this year and expect stock markets will weaken in the coming months to reflect the dimming outlook.

Apr 09 2018

Foreign selling of Asian equities persists in March as trade tensions heat up

Foreigners continued to pull out money of Asian stock markets in March as trade tensions between the United States and China escalated and dampened the appeal for riskier assets.

Apr 09 2018

GRAPHIC-Foreign selling of Asian equities persists in March as trade tensions heat up

April 9 Foreigners continued to pull out money of Asian stock markets in March as trade tensions between the United States and China escalated and dampened the appeal for riskier assets.

Apr 05 2018

Weaker peso, rising inflation rate dent Philippine equities

A weakening currency and rising inflation rate have made the Philippine equity market Asia's worst performer so far this year, and a rash of downgrades in earnings forecasts could prolong that underperformance.

Markets

  • U.S.
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Sectors

Sector Summary