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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

Nov 21 2017

Gold edges up on lower U.S. dollar; market awaits Fed minutes

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold bounced up slightly on Tuesday, as a weaker U.S. dollar gave bullion a boost after the previous day's sharp decline and as investors awaited the minutes, due on Wednesday, of the Federal Reserve meeting held in November.

Nov 16 2017

Gold steady, investors weigh U.S. rate moves against fiscal outlook

LONDON Gold prices were steady on Thursday as investors weighed the impact of an expected rise U.S. interest rates against uncertainty about the direction of U.S. fiscal policy.

Nov 09 2017

Protesters disrupt Lonmin's South Africa platinum mines

LONDON Workers employed by Lonmin's community shareholder Bapo Ba Mogale are protesting that they have not been fully paid, causing minor disruption at two of the platinum miner's shafts, the South African-focused firm said on Thursday.

Nov 08 2017

Gold gains on possible delays in U.S. tax cut plan

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold rose on Wednesday, hovering near a three-week high as the dollar retreated on expectations of possible delays in long-awaited U.S. tax reforms, while palladium hit its highest since 2001.

Nov 03 2017

Gold hits one-week low after U.S. economic data

LONDON Gold fell to a one-week low as consensus-beating U.S. economic data pushed the dollar higher, outweighing the impact of a lacklustre jobs report.

Nov 03 2017

Lonmin shares lose a quarter of value after delays results

LONDON Lonmin shares fell around 25 percent on Friday after the platinum miner delayed its annual financial results because it could not yet give a specific figure for the impact of an ongoing business review.

Nov 02 2017

Top Acacia Mining bosses quit in midst of Tanzania dispute

LONDON Acacia Mining's top two executives have resigned in the midst of talks between its parent company and the Tanzanian government aimed at ending a long-running dispute that has hit Acacia's operations.

Nov 02 2017

Lower Q3 and Mali tax row take the glow off Randgold

LONDON African miner Randgold Resources on Thursday said full-year profit and output was on track despite a third-quarter dip, but its shares slid to a three-month low after its CEO did not rule out seeking arbitration over a tax dispute in Mali.

Oct 27 2017

Gold rises on safe-haven appeal after Catalonia declares independence

LONDON Gold edged higher on Friday, reversing earlier losses after the Catalonian parliament's independence declaration from Spain led investors to seek safety from political upheaval.

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.

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