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, Dec 12 Emerging equities fell on Tuesday after two days of strong gains as markets looked to a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting and potential policy tightening in China, though a rise in the oil price to mid-2015 highs underpinned energy producers.
LONDON, Dec 6 Emerging equities tumbled to near two-month lows on Wednesday as geopolitical concerns over North Korea and the Middle East soured risk sentiment and investors continued a rotation out of tech stocks, hitting index heavyweights in Asia.
LONDON, Dec 4 Emerging equities rose from two-week lows on Monday helped by a key growth-boosting U.S. tax overhaul, but currencies fell against the stronger dollar, led by the Turkish lira under pressure from rising inflation.
LONDON, Dec 1 Outflows from junk bonds slowed to just $500 million, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) data showed on Friday, in a fifth week of redemptions from a sector where yields on some issues have fallen to record lows.
LONDON Global investors raised their stock holdings to a two-year high in November, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday, chasing an equity bull market that over two-thirds of respondents see continuing throughout next year.
LONDON British fund managers resumed raising their equity exposure in November, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday, with over two-thirds expecting the global equity bull run to continue throughout 2018.
LONDON, Nov 29 Another missile test in nuclear-armed North Korea capped gains in emerging equities on Wednesday despite a strong run on Wall Street fuelled by U.S. tax reform progress, while the Turkish lira firmed after a period of weakness.
LONDON, Nov 28 Emerging equities edged up off one-week lows on Tuesday as Chinese mainland markets steadied after heavy falls in the previous session, whilst the Turkish lira continued to underperform.
LONDON, Nov 27 South Africa's rand bounced against the dollar on Monday after the country avoided a double downgrade of its local currency debt, although broader emerging markets fell amid jitters over weakness in Chinese and tech shares.
LONDON Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) withdrew more money from global stock and bond markets in the third quarter of 2017, albeit at a slower pace with net outflows of $3.7 billion, data from research firm eVestment showed on Thursday.