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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 Feb 2018

EMERGING MARKETS-South Africa soars on Zuma's exit, emerging stocks rise

LONDON, Feb 15 South African assets soared on Thursday with the rand at near three-year highs after scandal-ridden President Jacob Zuma resigned, clearing the way for the more business-friendly Cyril Ramaphosa to take over, while broader emerging stocks rallied.

15 Feb 2018

Sovereign investors favour tech, property deals in 2016-17, report says

LONDON Technology and real estate investments led deal-making by sovereign funds in 2016 and the first half of 2017 according to a report published on Wednesday, with six funds accounting for over 70 percent of transactions.

13 Feb 2018

Equity holdings in biggest one-month fall in two-years - BAML survey

LONDON Global investors cut equity holdings by the most in two-years in February, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey showed on Tuesday, as world shares had their worst week since early 2016.

12 Feb 2018

EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks bounce, S.Africa firms as Zuma's fate weighed

LONDON, Feb 12 Emerging stocks bounced off 1-1/2 month lows on Monday, snapping a seven-day losing streak as developed equity markets steadied, while South African markets gained ahead of a meeting set to decide President Jacob Zuma's fate.

09 Feb 2018

Sovereign investors scoop up emerging market IPOs in 2017

LONDON A Mexican tequila maker, a Vietnamese mall operator and Indian life insurers were just some of the stockmarket debuts that enticed sovereign investors to take chunky stakes in record numbers last year, and the trend shows no sign of stalling.

09 Feb 2018

EMERGING MARKETS-Markets carnage sees EM stocks set for worst week in 6-1/2 years

LONDON, Feb 9 Emerging equities were set for their worst week since September 2011 on Friday, posting a seventh straight day in the red with Chinese bourses sharply lower as the global stocks rout continued.

08 Feb 2018

EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks set for 6th losing day, China's yuan pummelled

LONDON, Feb 8 Emerging equities were set for their sixth straight day in the red on Thursday as the global stocks rout continued, while China's yuan tumbled almost one percent despite healthy Chinese trade data as investors eyed potential capital outflows.

06 Feb 2018

Emerging stocks tumble 3 percent, worst daily fall since November 2016

LONDON Emerging equities tumbled three percent on Tuesday to over one-month lows, set for their worst daily fall since November 2016 as the global stocks rout intensified.

01 Feb 2018

EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks dip as investors eye more hawkish Fed

LONDON, Feb 1 Encouraging factory growth data from markets such as Turkey and China failed to lift emerging equities on Thursday as a more hawkish Federal Reserve fuelled an uptick in U.S. Treasury yields, dampening investor appetite.

31 Jan 2018

UK funds raise stocks to 2-1/2-year high, cash at five-year lows

LONDON UK investors started the year by raising equity exposure to a 2-1/2-year high as world stocks scaled fresh all-time peaks, but some asset managers warned of complacency and the dangers of irrational exuberance.

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