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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

19 May 2017

Bitcoin's murkier rivals line up to displace it as cybercriminals' favourite

LONDON Bitcoin is well-entrenched as the preferred payment for cybercriminals like the WannaCry hackers who have hit more than 300,000 computers over the past week, but cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace it. | Video

19 May 2017

Bitcoin's murkier rivals line up to displace it as cybercriminals' favourite

LONDON Bitcoin is well-entrenched as the preferred payment for cybercriminals like the WannaCry hackers who have hit more than 300,000 computers over the past week, but cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace it. | Video

18 May 2017

Sterling breaks through $1.30 as strong data eases Brexit worries

LONDON Sterling broke through $1.30 for the first time in almost eight months on Thursday, boosted by better-than-expected British retail sales growth that eased concerns about the broader outlook for the economy this year.

11 May 2017

Citadel Securities, XTX Markets join blockchain FX venture Cobalt

LONDON Electronic trading houses Citadel Securities and XTX have joined top global banks in signing up to blockchain currency settlement venture Cobalt, they said on Thursday, in what could be one of the first large-scale financial market uses of the technology.

09 May 2017

Sterling steadies below $1.30 as focus turns to BoE

LONDON Sterling steadied near recent seven-month highs close to $1.30 on Tuesday, as traders looked to a Bank of England inflation report and policy meeting this week for new drivers for a currency that has climbed almost 5 percent in the past month.

08 May 2017

Sterling stuck below $1.30 as traders eye Bank of England meeting

LONDON A short relief rally on the French election result was not enough to drive sterling past $1.30 on Monday, with the British currency trading in tight ranges as attention focused on this week's Bank of England meeting and a domestic election campaign.

08 May 2017

European markets set for only modest relief rally after well-flagged Macron win

LONDON European markets were set for some additional relief on Monday after Emmanuel Macron's election as French president, though gains were expected to be limited, given the sizeable moves already seen over the past two weeks as polls pointed to his victory.

08 May 2017

European markets set for only modest relief rally after well-flagged Macron win

LONDON European markets were set for some additional relief on Monday after Emmanuel Macron's election as French president, though gains were expected to be limited, given the sizeable moves already seen over the past two weeks as polls pointed to his victory.

08 May 2017

European markets set for only modest relief rally after well-flagged Macron win

LONDON European markets were set for some additional relief on Monday after Emmanuel Macron's election as French president, though gains were expected to be limited, given the sizeable moves already seen over the past two weeks as polls pointed to his victory.

08 May 2017

Instant view: Investors relieved as Macron wins French presidential election

LONDON Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union, early projections from five polling organizations showed.

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