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Tommy Wilkes

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 23 2018

Coming back to life: Dollar surge raises hopes for volatile FX

LONDON The U.S. dollar's unexpected surge over the past month is encouraging currency traders to pray for a return of lucrative but long-dormant price volatility on the main foreign exchanges, although early signs on that are strangely subdued.

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 15 2018

Thomson Reuters to move forex derivatives to Dublin due to Brexit

LONDON Thomson Reuters Corp said on Tuesday it would transfer its $300 billion-a-day foreign exchange derivatives trading business to Dublin from London ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union next year.

May 10 2018

Sterling slides after Bank of England holds rates, cuts growth forecasts

LONDON The pound fell sharply on Thursday to a fresh four-month low against the dollar after the Bank of England held rates steady as expected but cut its growth and inflation projections for this year and next.

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.

Apr 29 2018

Bitcoin frenzy settles down as big players muscle into market

LONDON/NEW YORK/SINGAPORE After bouncing up, falling down and keeping investors on the edges of their seats, bitcoin may be maturing into a period of relatively boring stability, experts say. | Video

Apr 27 2018

Bitcoin frenzy settles down as big players muscle into market

LONDON/NEW YORK/SINGAPORE After bouncing up, falling down and keeping investors on the edges of their seats, bitcoin may be maturing into a period of relatively boring stability, experts say. | Video

Apr 27 2018

Bitcoin frenzy settles down as big players muscle into market

LONDON/NEW YORK/SINGAPORE, April 27 After bouncing up, falling down and keeping investors on the edges of their seats, bitcoin may be maturing into a period of relatively boring stability, experts say.

Apr 23 2018

Graphic: The long goodbye to easy money - Five questions for the ECB

LONDON The ECB meets on Thursday against a backdrop of concern about a global trade spat and a softening in euro zone economic data that could potentially hamper the central bank's plans to unwind its extraordinary monetary stimulus.

Apr 20 2018

Sterling extends slide after Carney punctures BoE rate hike bets

LONDON Sterling fell half a percent to a fresh two-week low against the dollar on Friday after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney signalled that the central bank may not raise interest rates in May because economic data was "mixed". | Video

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