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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

May 18 2018

Factbox - Iran sanctions risk highlights dollar's hegemony in world markets

(This version of the May 17 story corrects spelling to linchpin in paragraph six)

May 18 2018

Factbox: Iran sanctions risk highlights dollar's hegemony in world markets

(This version of the story refiles to correct spelling to linchpin in paragraph six.)

May 18 2018

Factbox: Iran sanctions risk highlights dollar's hegemony in world markets

LONDON From global finance and merchandise trade to investment, the dollar's supremacy in the world economy is being underscored by the U.S. decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran and all those doing business with it.

May 18 2018

Euro headed for fifth successive weekly decline as Italy concerns persist

LONDON The euro was headed on Friday for its fifth successive weekly decline versus the dollar, in what would be a first for the currency since 2015, as political uncertainty in Italy continued to worry investors.

May 11 2018

Sterling bounces from four-month lows to end tricky week higher

LONDON Sterling bounced on Friday as a weak dollar helped the pound recover losses suffered when the Bank of England held rates and cut its economic growth projections.

Apr 30 2018

Banks push back Bank of England rate forecasts after growth data shock

LONDON Banks have pushed out their predictions for when the Bank of England will raise interest rates after data last week showed a sharp and unexpected slowdown in Britain's economic growth.

Apr 27 2018

Sterling slides after GDP data dashes rate hike expectations

LONDON Sterling tumbled to a two-month low against the dollar on Friday after Britain's economy slowed far more than expected in the first quarter of 2018, slashing expectations the Bank of England will raise interest rates in May.

Apr 27 2018

Sterling slumps after UK growth slows to weakest since 2012

LONDON, April 27 Sterling fell to an eight-week low against the dollar on Friday after Britain's economy slowed much more sharply than expected in the first three months of 2018.

Apr 24 2018

Sterling breaks five-day losing streak on M&A play

LONDON The pound gained on Monday, breaking a five-day losing streak, after news about a possible takeover of a British pharmaceutical company encouraged investors to put concerns about the British economy to one side.

Apr 23 2018

April gains prove to be brief for struggling sterling

LONDON Sterling fell to a one-month low on Monday as the dollar rebounded across the board thanks to firmer U.S. Treasury yields while governor Mark Carney's comments last week raised doubts on the likelihood of an interest rate increase next month.

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