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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WARSAW, June 4 Poland's construction industry needs an extra 100,000 workers to handle a surge in public sector projects and save more companies from bankruptcy, the head of the country's biggest builder told Reuters.
WARSAW Polish interest rates are likely to remain on hold until the end of 2019 and possibly longer as the country enjoys moderate inflation and can be seen as a safe haven amid global turbulence, central bank Governor Adam Glapinski said.
WARSAW Since inflation is not currently a threat for Poland, the Monetary Policy Council (MPC) may focus its discussions on supporting economic growth by cutting rates or introducing unconventional tools in the future, MPC member Jerzy Kropiwnicki said.
WARSAW Poland ruling conservatives has promised tax breaks for small companies and big spending on children, the elderly and infrastructure, as the party readies for a series of elections amid sliding support.
BERLIN/WARSAW German Chancellor Angela Merkel will emphasise bilateral ties and the need for European unity when she meets with top Polish officials, amid ongoing differences between the allies over Polish judicial reforms, migration and a new gas pipeline.
BERLIN/WARSAW, March 19 German Chancellor Angela Merkel will emphasise bilateral ties and the need for European unity when she meets with top Polish officials, amid ongoing differences between the allies over Polish judicial reforms, migration and a new gas pipeline.
WARSAW, Feb 23 Polish central bank policymakers with bad memories of deflation may not vote for a rate hike until late 2019 even if inflation temporarily surges to as high as 4 percent, Monetary Policy Council member Kamil Zubelewicz told Reuters.
WARSAW, Jan 17 Polish rate-setter Eugeniusz Gatnar said a slowdown in inflation in December meant he no longer saw a need to raise interest rates in the first quarter and would wait until March to better assess the outlook for inflation.
WARSAW Poland's banking regulator has no intention of opposing further consolidation of the country's commercial banks, the head of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) said on Monday, calling it a "natural process".
WARSAW Poland could consider a small hike in interest rates early next year to offset rising inflationary and wage pressures, central banker Eugeniusz Gatnar said, underlining the hawkish view of a minority among the bank's 10 monetary policymakers.