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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LONDON From Berlin to Rome and London to Bratislava and Vienna, Europe's polarised electorates have pushed their governments into loveless coalition pacts, hand-to-mouth existences with tenterhook majorities or marriages of convenience with unpalatable partners.
LONDON U.S. President Donald Trump set plans overnight for import tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent for aluminium but exempted Canada and Mexico and offered the possibility of excluding other allies.
LONDON British funds have cut their equity allocations to four-month lows following an early February shakeout, though many remain optimistic that strong economic growth and company earnings will keep the stock market boom going.
LONDON Core euro zone bond yields edged down on Friday as renewed selling in world stocks lent some support to safe-haven debt markets, which themselves have been bruised as investors brace for an end to easy-monetary policies by major central banks.
LONDON The shape of Germany's new coalition heralds a potential shift towards looser purse strings in its European and domestic budget policies, which could fuel a fresh rally in southern European bond markets.
LONDON World stocks clawed off two-month lows on Wednesday, though momentum was weak and U.S. futures suggested Wall Street could backslide again after rebounding from the biggest selloff in six years.
LONDON The share of bonds in European fund managers' portfolios has dropped to its lowest in a year, with many investors coming round to the view that a bear market in debt is underway, Reuters' latest monthly poll has found.
LONDON/GENEVA Booming global trade and economic growth have cushioned world markets against the political turbulence of Donald Trump's first year in the White House, but that resilience will be tested if the U.S. president wants protectionism to define 2018.
MOSCOW/LONDON The United States could release reports as early as Monday detailing the possibilities for expanding sanctions against Russia, including a list of prominent oligarchs and potential restrictions on the holding of Russian government debt.
LONDON, Jan 24 Backed by a strengthening currency, some of the highest inflation-adjusted yields in emerging markets and now the possible exit of unpopular president Jacob Zuma, South African bonds have become a top 2018 trade with investors.