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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BENGALURU India's retail inflation likely edged up in September, driven by higher salaries of government employees as well as the impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), a Reuters poll found, a development that would make further monetary policy easing unlikely.
BENGALURU Canada's dollar is expected to hold its ground over the next month as economic growth moderates and the market awaits guidance from the Bank of Canada on the interest rate outlook after two rate hikes this year, a Reuters poll showed.
BENGALURU The Reserve Bank of India will hold policy steady at its Oct. 4 meeting, and well past next year, amid weak economic growth and signs inflation may soon overshoot its target, a Reuters poll found.
BENGALURU/SAO PAULO Mexico and Canada will survive current talks with the United States on trade relatively unscathed, according to a Reuters poll of economists, suggesting U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist threats still have more bark than bite.
OTTAWA/BENGALURU The Bank of Canada is likely done raising interest rates this year, a Reuters poll of primary dealers showed on Thursday, though the central bank is seen charting a more aggressive tightening path for 2018 than had been anticipated.
OTTAWA/BENGALURU The Bank of Canada is likely to leave interest rates unchanged at its Sept. 6 meeting and wait until October to raise them, allowing time for more data to show whether still-tame inflation pressure is picking up, a Reuters poll released on Friday showed.
BENGALURU India's economic growth likely accelerated to 6.6 percent in the quarter just ended, but analysts polled by Reuters are sounding increasingly worried that confusion over a new goods and services tax will dampen activity in coming months.
August 3 The recent upsurge in Canada's dollar will fade in coming months on prospects the Bank of Canada sounds less hawkish on interest rate hikes and fails to keep pace with the U.S. Federal Reserve, a Reuters poll found.
BENGALURU The Reserve Bank of India is expected to cut interest rates when it meets on Aug. 2, responding to an inflation rate running well below target, but an improving economy is likely to keep it on the sidelines for a long time thereafter, a Reuters poll showed.
BENGALURU India will reclaim its position as the fastest growing major global economy this year, partly propelled by benefits from a new tax system and bolstered by an expected central bank interest rate cut, a Reuters poll showed.