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.
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LONDON Spain's deepening political crisis drove up the cost of insuring exposure to Spanish sovereign and bank debt to multi-month highs on Wednesday and rippled out to Italian and Portuguese credit default swap (CDS) markets.
LONDON, Oct 4 Emerging markets extended gains on Wednesday, with equities rising half a percent and sovereign dollar debt yields at a new three-year lows, underpinned by buoyant economic data worldwide and a dollar retreat.
LONDON, Oct 3 Emerging equities rose to a one-week high on Tuesday, following gains in developed markets after strong U.S. activity data, but a firmer dollar kept currencies such as the lira and rand under pressure.
LONDON World stocks are set for the longest quarterly run of gains since 1997, and investors' enthusiasm for shares appears undimmed, with a Reuters poll showing average equity exposure in portfolios at the highest in almost two years.
LONDON UK-based investors boosted equity holdings to two-year highs in September, citing the upswing in world growth but expectations of interest rate rises in the United States and Britain prompted them to cut bond exposure to the lowest in 15 months.
LONDON, Sept 28 Emerging equities hit one-month lows on Thursday, set for their longest losing streak since May last year, and Turkey's lira and South Africa's rand touched multi-month lows as the dollar and U.S. yields rose.
LONDON Frontier economies including Tajikistan and Iraq along with credit-hungry Asian firms led emerging market borrowing in the July-September quarter, as 2017 shapes up to be another record year for debt sales.
LONDON Technology stocks attracted $1 billion in the week to Wednesday, their second largest inflow on record, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) data showed on Friday, after Apple launched a new iPhone and chipmakers rallied.
LONDON Specialist renewable energy investor Quercus will invest over half a billion euros in a solar power project in Iran, with construction to start in the first half of 2018, the company's chief executive told Reuters.