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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

15 Mar 2018

Australia's Aurizon committed to freight sale despite regulator concerns

Australian rail operator Aurizon Holdings said on Thursday said it was committed to completing the proposed sale of its freight business by July, after the country's competition watchdog raised concerns about the plan.

20 Dec 2017

Most Asian FX muted, ringgit up after inflation data

Most Asian currencies were tepid on Wednesday with the baht staying under pressure ahead of the Bank of Thailand's policy review where it is expected to keep rates near record lows.

08 Sep 2017

Australia shares drop as financials tumble, CBA woes persist; NZ market gains

Sept 8 Australian shares fell on Friday, dragged down by the energy and financial sectors, with Commonwealth Bank of Australia coming under renewed pressure as it struggled to shake off a money-laundering scandal that has shattered its reputation.

06 Sep 2017

Australia shares fall on N.Korea tensions; NZ also down

Sept 6 Australian shares fell on Wednesday as tensions over North Korea continued to spook investors.

05 Sep 2017

Australia shares dragged down by CBA; NZ extends losses

Sept 5 Australian shares fell on Tuesday as a class action lawsuit against Commonwealth Bank of Australia over a money-laundering scandal knocked the market heavyweight and other financial stocks lower.

04 Sep 2017

Australia shares slip as N.Korea tension simmers; NZ slightly down

Sept 4 Australian shares slipped on Monday, hit by rising tension on the Korean peninsula after North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test, hurting sentiment across the region.

25 Aug 2017

"Big Four" banks, miners drag Australia shares down; NZ edges up

Aug 25 Shares of Australia's "Big Four" banks pulled its benchmark stock index lower on Friday, though losses were capped by caution ahead of speeches by the heads of the U.S. and European central banks later in the day.


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