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United States

Sujata Rao

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 18 2018

Daily Briefing: Merkel, Putin to seek common ground on Iran, US sanctions

LONDON Germany's Angela Merkel meets Russian President Vladimir Putin for talks in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi today.

May 17 2018

Options market points to more pain for the euro vs dollar

LONDON, May 17 Investors are more bearish on the euro over the next six and 12 months than at any time since November, the options market shows, its outlook darkened by concerns over politics in Italy and the dollar's huge rally against almost every other currency.

May 16 2018

Daily Briefing: Limited leverage - Europe struggles on Iran

LONDON European Union leaders will use a pre-scheduled summit starting this evening in Sofia today to discuss what they can do to keep the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran alive after the withdrawal of the US.

May 11 2018

Weekly fund flows data exposes emerging market 'cracks' -BAML

LONDON, May 11 The dollar's rise hit emerging market funds hard in the past week, with equities and bonds suffering outflows of $3.7 billion, the largest since December 2016, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday.

May 11 2018

Daily Briefing: Europe on Iran - damage limitation

LONDON The European Union likes to style itself as the world's biggest and most influential trading bloc but that claim is being severely tested by Donald Trump's move to reapply sanctions on Iran.

May 10 2018

No relief yet for emerging currencies against dollar

LONDON Emerging currencies are suffering their sixth straight week of losses against the resurgent dollar but options markets appear to indicate there is going to be no relief for some of them in the short-term.

May 09 2018

Dollar rise a "paradigm shift" for emerging market investment: IIF

LONDON A surging dollar is likely to hit foreign investment into emerging markets this year, the Institute of International Finance said on Wednesday, cutting its capital inflow forecast for this year by $43 billion to $1.22 trillion.

May 04 2018

Sterling erases 2018 gains as dollar extends surge

LONDON Sterling fell further against a surging dollar on Friday, erasing all its gains for 2018 after investors shrugged off disappointing jobs data out of the United States to buy into the greenback.

May 01 2018

Analysis: Tax repatriation may explain drop in Irish T-bond holdings

LONDON A sudden drop in the stock of U.S. Treasury debt held in Ireland has fuelled speculation that U.S. multinationals may be shifting some of their gigantic cash piles back to the United States in response to changes in how foreign earnings are taxed.

Apr 30 2018

Tax repatriation may explain drop in Irish holdings of U.S. Treasury bonds

LONDON A sudden drop in the stock of U.S. Treasury debt held in Ireland has fueled speculation that U.S. multinationals may be shifting some of their gigantic cash piles back to the United States in response to changes in how foreign earnings are taxed.

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