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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.

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23 Oct 2017

BOJ warns of structural woes hurting private banks' profits

TOKYO Japanese banks lag behind their global counterparts in boosting profitability as they compete for dwindling lending opportunities in a shrinking market, the country's central bank said on Monday.

23 Oct 2017

Abe geht gestärkt aus Parlamentswahl hervor

Tokio Japans Ministerpräsident Shinzo Abe geht gestärkt aus der Parlamentswahl hervor.

23 Oct 2017

Abe to push reform of Japan's pacifist constitution after election win

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc scored a big win in Sunday's election, bolstering his chance of becoming the nation's longest-serving premier and re-energising his push to revise the pacifist constitution.

20 Oct 2017

BOJ's next challenge: unwinding Kuroda's legacy stimulus

TOKYO For Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, Sunday's general election has brought into focus the challenge of unwinding a massive stimulus program and yield curve control policy, while not hurting a budding but still fragile economy, the world's third-largest.

20 Oct 2017

BOJ's Kuroda warns of weak profitability at regional banks

TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda warned on Friday that profitability of regional banks was declining, in a rare acknowledgement of the rising cost of the central bank's prolonged monetary easing.

17 Oct 2017

U.S., Japan fail to bridge gap on trade in economic talks

WASHINGTON The United States and Japan agreed to work together against the rising threat from North Korea but failed to bridge differences on thorny issues of trade during economic talks on Monday, with Tokyo skirting U.S. demands to negotiate a two-way trade deal.

16 Oct 2017

As the quartet breaks up, central banking leadership flux looms

WASHINGTON The leaders of the world's top central banks who risked trillions of dollars and their reputations to rescue the global economy are now set to walk off stage at a time when the lingering effects of the crisis, evolving technology and a combustible political landscape will challenge their successors.

16 Oct 2017

As the quartet breaks up, central banking leadership flux looms

WASHINGTON, Oct 16 The leaders of the world's top central banks who risked trillions of dollars and their reputations to rescue the global economy are now set to walk off stage at a time when the lingering effects of the crisis, evolving technology and a combustible political landscape will challenge their successors.

15 Oct 2017

BOJ's Kuroda warns markets may be complacent of geopolitical risks

WASHINGTON Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda warned on Sunday that investors may be complacent about geopolitical risks that could trigger financial market turbulence and disrupt an otherwise broadening global economic recovery.

15 Oct 2017

IWF - Aufschwung ist kein Selbstläufer

Washington Die Weltwirtschaft kommt wieder auf Touren - doch der Aufschwung ist kein Selbstläufer.

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