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, Aug 17 Emerging equities were set for their worst week since February after sliding into bear territory while currencies came under fresh pressure on Friday, with Turkey's lira taking another tumble despite central bank measures earlier in the week.
LONDON, Aug 16 Emerging-market equities languished in bear territory on Thursday, shrugging off the prospect of new trade talks between China and the United States, while Turkey's lira extended its rally.
LONDON, Aug 14 A bounce in Turkey's lira from a record low hit in the previous session provided respite on Tuesday for other currencies that have been caught in the crossfire, but emerging equities hit a 13-month low after weak China data.
LONDON The plunge in the Turkish lira has set off a wave of selling across emerging market assets, reviving the spectre of contagion that has been the sector's Achilles heel for decades.
Frankfurt/London Die anhaltende Kapitalflucht und der freie Fall der türkischen Lira bringen die Banken am Bosporus immer stärker in Bedrängnis.
LONDON Turkey's freefalling lira has cranked up the pressure on Turkish banks and corporates, which now account for the bulk of credit ratings downgrades in emerging markets this year, as foreign and domestic debt servicing costs grind ever higher. | Video
LONDON, Aug 7 The Turkish lira rallied on Tuesday after suffering its biggest daily fall in nearly 10 years in the previous session as investors eyed growing tensions between Turkey and the U.S., while improved risk appetite boosted emerging market stocks.
LONDON, Aug 3 China's yuan hit a 14-month low on Friday and was set for its longest weekly losing streak since 1994, hampered by the ongoing trade dispute with the United States, while the Turkish lira hit a record low.
LONDON, Aug 1 Weak factory activity data and a U.S. proposal for higher tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports weighed on investor appetite for emerging market stocks on Wednesday while a stronger dollar created headwinds for currencies.
London US-Aktien sind im Juli in der Gunst der Anleger gestiegen.