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Ritvik Carvalho

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

Aug 20 2018

GLOBAL MARKETS-Cautious optimism for U.S.-China trade talks lifts shares

* Turkish lira under renewed pressure after ratings downgrades

Aug 20 2018

CORRECTED-GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares climb on hopes for U.S.-China trade talks, Turkish lira falls

* Turkish lira under renewed pressure after ratings downgrades

Aug 17 2018

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks steady on plans for U.S.-China trade talks; Turkish lira buckles

LONDON, Aug 17 Caution seeped back into world markets on Friday, with news of U.S.-China trade talks offset by an end-of-week wobble in emerging markets as the Turkish lira's recovery ran out of steam.

Aug 17 2018

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks advance on plans for U.S.-China trade talks; Turkish lira buckles

* Emerging stocks, European banks and copper enter bear market

Aug 17 2018

RPT-GRAPHIC-Falling offshore T-bond holdings highlight U.S. cash repatriation

LONDON, Aug 16 Dollars are going home. In low-tax jurisdictions from Ireland to the Bahamas, the stock of Treasury bond holdings is down $22 billion this year in a sign U.S. companies are repatriating cash held offshore after changes to how foreign earnings are taxed.

Aug 16 2018

Falling offshore T-bond holdings highlight U.S. cash repatriation

LONDON Dollars are going home. In low-tax jurisdictions from Ireland to the Bahamas, the stock of Treasury bond holdings is down $22 billion this year in a sign U.S. companies are repatriating cash held offshore after changes to how foreign earnings are taxed.

Aug 15 2018

Turkey tantrum? Investors fret over contagion from lira plunge

LONDON The plunge in Turkey's lira <TRYTOM=D3> to a series of record lows over the past week sent tremors through global markets. While the currency has recovered a little lost ground since Tuesday, investors are fretting about contagion via stress on foreign banks and firesales of emerging market assets.

Aug 13 2018

That sinking feeling? Sterling traders prepare for Brexit meltdown

LONDON Having sunk to 13-month lows, sterling could fall by up to another 10 percent in the coming months should Britain crash out of the European Union without a deal on future trade ties, luring more speculators to bet against the currency.

Aug 10 2018

Turkish currency's freefall rocks world equity markets, euro

NEW YORK/LONDON A plunge in the Turkish lira rocked global equities and emerging markets on Friday and fear of further fallout sent investors scurrying for safety in assets like the yen and U.S. government bonds. | Video

Aug 08 2018

Three key dates for Italy's 'Hot Autumn'

LONDON/MILAN Italian stock and bond markets, recovering from a torrid spring selloff, will be put to the test again during an event-risk-packed September and October that local media have dubbed "Autunno Caldo" -- hot autumn.

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