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 HSBC will reveal a gender pay gap of 59 percent at its main UK banking operation, the biggest yet disclosed by a British bank, according to a copy of the lender's report on the subject seen by Reuters on Thursday ahead of its publication.
LONDON, March 15 Emerging stocks struggled higher and currencies were mixed on Thursday amid mounting concerns over trade tensions and a worsening diplomatic row between Britain and Russia.
LONDON, March 9 Emerging equities were on track for a solid finish to the week after a new entente between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump lifted Asian stocks but the spectre of protectionism and looming key U.S. jobs data cast a shadow.
LONDON, March 7 Fears over a looming trade war following the departure of a key White House adviser spooked emerging markets on Wednesday with stocks and currencies suffering, while investors in Turkey and Poland awaited interest rate decisions.
LONDON, Feb 28 Disappointing Chinese data and worries over the outlook for U.S. interest rates reverberated through emerging markets on Wednesday with stocks enduring the steepest daily tumble in nearly three weeks.
LONDON, Feb 27 Emerging stocks and currencies hit a soft patch on Tuesday as markets waited to hear from the new U.S. Federal Reserve chair while South African assets broadly perked up after a cabinet reshuffle saw the return of familiar faces to key ministries.
LONDON Serbia expects to sign another deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) by mid-year that will focus on reforms to boost economic growth, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said in an interview.
LONDON, Feb 23 Emerging equities ended a choppy week with solid gains but currencies came under pressure as markets were fretting over the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates while investors in Russia awaited key sovereign ratings reviews on Friday.
LONDON, Feb 19 Emerging stocks clawed their way slightly higher on Monday though currencies came under some pressure after the dollar found its footing, with South Africa in focus as markets awaited a cabinet reshuffle ahead of Wednesday's budget.
LONDON, Feb 16 Rekindled risk appetite helped emerging equities and currencies to strong weekly gains, with South African markets taking the limelight after Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as president of Africa's most industrialised economy.