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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

Oct 20 2017

Acacia-Tanzania proposed settlement on track - Barrick

TORONTO/LONDON Barrick Gold said on Friday a proposed mining settlement it negotiated with Tanzania for its Acacia Mining unit was not under threat, even though Acacia said it could not immediately make a $300 million (227.43 million pounds) payment included in the deal.

Oct 19 2017

BHP presents united front against activist Elliott

LONDON The new chairman of BHP, the world's biggest miner, threw his weight behind his CEO on Thursday after attacks from activist investor Elliott Advisors prompted speculation that the end of Andrew Mackenzie's tenure was imminent.

Oct 18 2017

Gold slips as dollar firms on speculation over Fed chief

LONDON Gold fell for a third straight session on Wednesday on pressure from a firmer dollar amid speculation that the next chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve could be a policy hawk.

Oct 17 2017

Gold falls on hawkish views about possible next Fed chair

LONDON Gold prices fell to a one-week low on Tuesday on speculation that the eventual successor to U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will favour higher interest rates.

Oct 12 2017

Gold climbs to two-week high ahead of U.S. inflation data

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices edged higher to a more than two-week high on Thursday as focus shifted to U.S inflation figures due on Friday which are expected to give more clues on monetary policy.

Oct 06 2017

Glencore pips Sinopec to buy Chevron's South African assets

LONDON Commodities trader and miner Glencore has swooped in to replace China's Sinopec as the buyer of Chevron's South African and Botswana assets after reaching a deal with local investors.

Sep 25 2017

Investors wary as Tanzania moves to assert more control over mines

NAIROBI/LONDON New laws and a crackdown on mining firms in Tanzania has slowed fresh investment in what has long been seen as one of Africa's brightest mining prospects as companies assess the consequences of government efforts to claim a bigger slice of the pie.

Sep 24 2017

Investors wary as Tanzania moves to assert more control over mines

NAIROBI/LONDON New laws and a crackdown on mining firms in Tanzania has slowed fresh investment in what has long been seen as one of Africa's brightest mining prospects as companies assess the consequences of government efforts to claim a bigger slice of the pie.

Sep 22 2017

Gold up on U.S.-North Korea tensions

LONDON Gold recovered from a four-week low on Friday as investors sought a safe haven from geopolitical uncertainty caused by rising tensions between North Korea and the United States.

Sep 21 2017

Aluminum hits five-year high as China supply cuts loom

LONDON Aluminum soared to its highest in five years on Wednesday on reports that mammoth Chinese producer Chinalco was cutting output two months early and would soon pare back stocks of available metal.

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