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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

Jul 06 2018

Swedish, Norwegian crowns seen strengthening against euro, dollar - Reuters poll

STOCKHOLM The Swedish and Norwegian currencies are set to strengthen against the euro over the next year, boosted by strong economies and higher interest rates, a Reuters poll forecast on Friday.

Jul 03 2018

Swedish central bank holds rates, sees hike near year-end

STOCKHOLM Sweden's central bank kept policy unchanged on Tuesday and stuck to a forecast that it will kick off a cycle of cautious interest rate hikes toward the end of 2018, with a minority of rate-setters calling for earlier action.

Jun 26 2018

Sweden's far-right eyes election gains as gang violence rises

STOCKHOLM A surge in gang violence has stirred anti-immigration sentiment before an election in Sweden, putting a far-right party on course for big gains in one of Europe's most liberal countries.

May 04 2018

Nobel Literature prize award postponed amid turmoil over sex scandal

STOCKHOLM The Swedish Academy which decides the Nobel Prize for Literature said on Friday it would not make the award this year because of a sexual misconduct scandal that has caused turmoil in its ranks and led to a string of board members stepping down. | Video

Apr 26 2018

Swedish central bank postpones rate hike amid nagging inflation worries

STOCKHOLM Worries about low inflation forced Sweden's central bank to postpone plans for tightening monetary policy for the first time in seven years until the end of 2017 on Thursday, despite economic growth most European countries would envy.

Mar 21 2018

North Korean, South Korean, U.S. delegates had constructive meeting, host Finland says

VANTAA, Finland Informal talks held in Finland between North Korean, South Korean and U.S. delegates ended on Wednesday, the Finnish foreign ministry said, describing the talks as constructive. | Video

Mar 20 2018

North Korea denuclearization not on the agenda in Helsinki talks: Finland

HELSINKI Denuclearization is not on the agenda of a meeting in Finland between delegations from North Korea, South Korea and the United States, Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini said on Tuesday.

Mar 20 2018

North Korea denuclearisation not on the agenda in Helsinki talks -Finland

HELSINKI Denuclearisation is not on the agenda of a meeting in Finland between delegations from North Korea, South Korea and the United States, Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini said on Tuesday.

Jan 30 2018

Stockholm truck attacker wanted to punish Sweden for IS fight: prosecutors

STOCKHOLM The man who mowed down pedestrians with a truck, killing five people, in Stockholm last April wanted to punish Sweden for its part in the global fight against radical group Islamic State, prosecutors said in charges filed on Tuesday.

Jan 28 2018

Swedish IKEA founder Kamprad dies at 91

STOCKHOLM Billionaire IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad, who turned a business he launched as a teenager into one of the world's best known furniture brands, has died at the age of 91, the Swedish company said on Sunday. | Video


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