Jemima Kelly

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

16 Oct 2017

Sterling steadies as Brexit worries offset BoE expectations

LONDON The pound steadied on Monday, falling back from a four-week high against the euro as bets that upbeat data this week would put the Bank of England on track for a rate rise by year-end were offset by concerns over Britain's exit from the European Union.

14 Oct 2017

Bitcoin rockets above $5,000 to all-time high

LONDON Bitcoin smashed through the $5,000 barrier for the first time on Thursday, jumping as much as 8 percent on the day as investors shrugged off the latest warnings on the risks of buying into the booming cryptocurrency market. | Video

13 Oct 2017

Pound hits 11-day high in Brexit rollercoaster ride

LONDON Britain's pound hit an 11-day high in a volatile day of trading on Friday and was heading for its best week in four, benefiting from a weaker dollar as well as signs that Britain is to be offered a two-year Brexit transition deal.

12 Oct 2017

Sterling slips on Barnier's talk of "impasse" in Brexit discussions

LONDON Sterling fell against the dollar on Thursday after the European Union's chief negotiator said Brexit talks on money were at an "impasse", adding to political uncertainty for a currency that has fallen over 12 percent since last year's EU vote.

06 Oct 2017

Sterling bounces as May says will provide "calm leadership"

LONDON Britain's pound rose from four-week lows against the dollar on Friday, after Prime Minister Theresa May hit back at a plot to topple her by saying she would provide "calm leadership" to the country. | Video

03 Oct 2017

Sterling slips on worries over economic, political uncertainty

LONDON Sterling slipped to a three-week low on Tuesday after data showed construction sector activity tumbled in September, and as investors worried about political and economic uncertainty surrounding Britain's exit from the European Union.

02 Oct 2017

Catalonia worries knock euro against stronger dollar

LONDON The euro slipped on Monday after a violence-marred independence vote in Spain's Catalonia region fueled anxiety over political risk in the euro zone, and as a renewal of the "Trumpflation trade" lifted the dollar across the board.

30 Sep 2017

Chaos and hackers stalk investors on cryptocurrency exchanges

By Steve Stecklow, Alexandra Harney, Anna Irrera and Jemima Kelly

29 Sep 2017

Special Report: Chaos and hackers stalk investors on cryptocurrency exchanges

By Steve Stecklow, Alexandra Harney, Anna Irrera and Jemima Kelly

28 Sep 2017

Pound climbs on "considerable progress" in Brexit talks

LONDON Britain's pound climbed almost a cent against a weakening dollar on Thursday after Britain's Brexit secretary said "considerable progress" had been made in talks and the EU's chief negotiator praised a "new dynamic" from the prime minister.


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