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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LONDON, May 22 Sovereign wealth fund (SWF) flows to stock and bond strategies managed by external asset managers turned net positive in the first quarter for the first time since 2014, data from research firm eVestment showed on Tuesday.
LONDON, May 22 Emerging equities snapped a three-day losing streak on Tuesday and many of the more beaten down emerging market currencies such as the lira and rand bounced off lows as the dollar pulled back.
LONDON Sovereign investors are helping fuel billion-dollar funding rounds for emerging-market tech startups, where companies and their backers are fighting for first-mover advantage in the digital space.
LONDON Veteran emerging markets fund manager Mark Mobius has teamed up with two former colleagues from U.S. asset manager Franklin Templeton to launch investment firm Mobius Capital Partners.
LONDON Global investors raised their equity holdings in April, highlighting supportive company earnings and solid economic growth, with a majority taking the view that the recent sell off in tech stocks was just a temporary setback.
LONDON European fund managers cut equity holdings to eight-month lows in April, possibly rattled by another tech stock wobble and rising U.S. bond yields, even though a majority of investors thought the tech setback was only temporary.
LONDON, April 26 Emerging equities found a foothold on Thursday, taking their cue from developed markets, but remained near 10-week lows as higher U.S. Treasury yields and a strong dollar curbed investor appetite for riskier assets.
LONDON, April 19 A commodities rally helped lift emerging market stocks to a three-week peak on Thursday after Saudi Arabia was reported to be seeking oil prices as high as $100 a barrel, but Turkey's lira slipped after stellar gains in the previous session.
LONDON Pressure from Pakistan's judiciary won't influence the outcome of upcoming general elections this year, Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Wednesday, adding he hoped the election would be free and fair.
LONDON "Who's next?" investors in Russia are asking as they scramble to clear their portfolios of "oligarch risk" - holdings in companies that may be next in line for U.S. sanctions after metals company Rusal was targeted last week.