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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

Jun 18 2018

Gold steadies after worst fall since November 2016

LONDON Gold on Monday held close to 5-1/2 month lows, with a strong dollar offsetting the impact on prices of an escalating trade dispute between the United States and China.

Jun 13 2018

Gold reverses gains after Fed raises rates

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices turned lower on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced it was raising interest rates.

Jun 07 2018

Gold steadies as investors keep wary eye on Fed

LONDON A weaker dollar helped gold prices to edge higher on Thursday, but gains were limited as the market waited for clues on the pace of U.S. interest rate rises from a meeting of the Federal Reserve next week.

Jun 06 2018

Scotiabank to scrap half its metals business: sources

LONDON Canada's Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) is limiting lending by its ScotiaMocatta metals unit as it embarks on a radical restructuring likely to halve the size of the business, sources familiar with the matter said.

May 25 2018

Gold holds above $1,300 after Trump ditches North Korea summit

LONDON Gold prices steadied on Friday after breaking above $1,300 an ounce in the previous session when U.S. President Donald Trump called off a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, raising political tensions.

May 16 2018

Gold rises on short-covering after falling to four-month low

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices rebounded from a 4-1/2-month low on Wednesday on short-covering as the U.S. dollar came off its 2018 highs and U.S. bond yields sat near multi-year peaks.

May 15 2018

LBMA suspends Russian precious metals refinery from 'good delivery' lists

LONDON The London Bullion Market Association said on Tuesday it had suspended the Ekaterinburg Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Plant from its gold and silver good delivery lists due to "ownership related issues".

May 11 2018

Soft U.S. inflation pushes gold prices higher

LONDON Gold was set for its first weekly gain in four weeks on Friday after soft U.S. inflation data suggested that the Federal Reserve might show caution on the pace of interest rate rises.

May 08 2018

Exclusive: World's biggest gold ETF launching new low-fee fund - source

LONDON The World Gold Council, owner of the world's largest gold-backed exchange traded fund (ETF), is launching a new fund with a cut-price management fee to fend off rivals with lower charges, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

May 04 2018

Exclusive: World's biggest gold ETF launching new low-fee fund - source

LONDON The World Gold Council, owner of the world's largest gold-backed exchange traded fund (ETF), is launching a new fund with a cut-price management fee to fend off rivals with lower charges, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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