Jan Harvey

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

21 Jul 2017

Gold at three-week high as ECB comments lift euro, dollar falls

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices rose to a three-week high on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said ECB policymakers would discuss potential changes to the bank's bond-buying scheme in the autumn, lifting the euro to a 14-month high.

19 Jul 2017

Gold retreats towards $1,240/oz as dollar recovers from 10-month low

LONDON Gold retreated towards $1,240 an ounce on Wednesday as the dollar's recovery from 10-month lows dampened upward momentum in the metal after three straight sessions of gains.

17 Jul 2017

Palladium prices seen hitting record average high in 2017: Reuters poll

LONDON Palladium is expected to hit its highest annual average price on records going back three decades this year after tightness in the lending market pushed prices to 16-year highs last month.

17 Jul 2017

Banks cut silver forecasts after second-quarter drop: Reuters poll

LONDON Banks expect gold to match its 2016 average this year, but cut their silver price forecasts after the metal slid 9 percent in the second quarter.

14 Jul 2017

Exclusive: ICE selected to run LBMA silver auction

LONDON ICE Benchmark Administration, a unit of Intercontinental Exchange, was confirmed on Friday as the new operator of the London Bullion Market Association silver benchmark.

14 Jul 2017

Exclusive - ICE provisionally set to run LBMA silver auction

LONDON Intercontinental Exchange has been provisionally selected as the new operator of the London Bullion Market Association silver benchmark, three precious metals market sources said.

11 Jul 2017

LME launches bid for slice of $5 trillion London gold market

LONDON More than two tonnes of gold were traded through the London Metal Exchange's new LMEprecious spot contract on its first day as the exchange launched its bid to take a slice of the world's biggest over-the-counter (OTC) gold market.

06 Jul 2017

Gold dips as Fed minutes signal no consensus on rate hikes

LONDON Gold eased towards the previous day's two-month low on Thursday, but remained hemmed into its recent narrow range after minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting showed no consensus on the pace of interest rate hikes.

01 Jul 2017

Gold heads for first monthly loss in 2017 as rally stalls in second quarter

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold eased on Friday to stay on track for its first monthly loss this year, as hints from leading central banks that the era of easy money may be coming to a close pushed bond yields higher, hurting the non-interest bearing metal.

29 Jun 2017

Gold eases as central bank comments lift yields

LONDON Gold eased on Thursday, surrendering early gains as signs this week that central banks may scale back their ultra-loose monetary policy pushed bond yields higher, though a decline in the dollar to its lows for the year lent support.


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