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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 31 2018

Russian central bank seen keeping rates on hold for longer while inflation high: Reuters poll

MOSCOW The chances of the Russian central bank trimming its interest rate in June have fallen in the past month as expectations of higher consumer price inflation during the World Cup have grown, a monthly Reuters poll of 20 analysts and economists showed.

May 31 2018

Russia stocks seen hitting record highs but sanctions to weigh

MOSCOW Russia's stock market could hit record highs later this year, recovering levels seen before the latest round of U.S. sanctions, a Reuters poll found.

Apr 28 2018

Sanctions to limit room for Russia's rate cuts, economic growth

MOSCOW The latest round of U.S. sanctions against Moscow will limit scope for rate cuts in Russia as well as room for economic recovery, a Reuters monthly poll of 23 analysts and economists suggested.

Mar 30 2018

Russia central bank seen cutting key rate to 6.5 percent by year-end: Reuters poll

MOSCOW The Russian central bank is expected to cut its key interest rate to as low as 6.5 percent by the end of the year, the level where it is seen holding the cost of borrowing throughout 2019, a monthly Reuters poll showed on Friday.

Feb 28 2018

Russian stocks to inch higher by end of 2018: Reuters poll

MOSCOW Russia's stock market is seen posting moderate gains for the rest of 2018, shrugging off the likely re-election of President Vladimir Putin but kept in check by tepid economic growth and geopolitical risks, a Reuters poll found.

Jan 31 2018

Russia seen cutting key rate in February, boosting consumer demand in election year: Reuters poll

MOSCOW Russia's historically low inflation will allow the central bank to cut interest rates in the near future, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday, boosting consumer demand in a presidential election year.

Dec 27 2017

Russia to cut rates in 2018 to prop up economy in election year

MOSCOW The Russian central bank will continue its rate-cutting cycle next year, propping up consumer demand and the broader economy, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday.

Nov 30 2017

Russian inflation to hit record low this year before 2018 rebound: Reuters poll

MOSCOW Russia inflation is seen slowing to a record low by the end of the year before rebounding to near the central bank's targeted level of 4 percent in 2018, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.

Sep 29 2017

Below target Russian inflation to give room for deeper rate cut: Reuters poll

MOSCOW Russian inflation will fall below the central bank's target in 2017 which should allow the bank to cut rates deeper than previously expected, the Reuters monthly economic poll found on Friday.

Sep 01 2017

Russian economic growth upgraded, inflation seen slowing: Reuters poll

MOSCOW Russia's economy is seen growing slightly faster this year than previously and inflation is seen slowing, a Reuters monthly poll of economists showed on Thursday.


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