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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.

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20 Jun 2018

Asia business sentiment slips from seven-year high on trade worries: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD

KUALA LUMPUR Business confidence among Asian companies slipped for the first time in three quarters, on mounting worries that U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist policies would trigger tit-for-tat reprisals and undermine the global trading system.

14 Jun 2018

Vegoils: Palm recovers as traders buy at low prices, ahead of festive period

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Thursday, pulling back from a more than 22-month low hit in the previous session, as traders took the opportunity to buy at low prices ahead of Eid festivities during the weekend.

13 Jun 2018

Vegoils: Palm extends fall to over 22-month low, dragged by weaker related oils

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian palm oil futures extended falls to a more than 22-month low on Wednesday, tracking weakness in related edible oils.

11 Jun 2018

Former Malaysia c.bank deputy frontrunner for governor job: sources

KUALA LUMPUR A former Malaysian central bank official who was part of an investigating team into beleaguered state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) is frontrunner to be picked as the next governor of the bank, people familiar with the matter said.

07 Jun 2018

Malaysia stock market cheers change in key posts under new government

KUALA LUMPUR, June 7 Moves by Malaysia's new government to change the guard at market regulators and state-owned firms have lifted the country's stock markets this week as investors hope for better governance and an end to decades of patronage politics.

06 Jun 2018

Malaysia's cenbank chief steps down, latest casualty of 1MDB scandal

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has accepted the resignation of the central bank governor, the latest in a string of departures as the 92-year-old leader purges top officials seen as close to the scandal-plagued previous government. | Video

06 Jun 2018

Exclusive: Malaysia's new government considering replacing stock market chief - sources

KUALA LUMPUR/HONG KONG Malaysia is looking to replace the chief executive officer of the national stock exchange, two sources said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of top management changes initiated by the newly elected government.

06 Jun 2018

Malaysia's Najib is out of power but his legacy lives on in giant skyscraper

KUALA LUMPUR As Malaysia seeks to move beyond the excesses associated with nearly a decade of rule under ex-prime minister Najib Razak, one of his pet projects continues to rise irreversibly skyward to become the tallest building in Southeast Asia.

06 Jun 2018

Malaysia's Najib is out of power but his legacy lives on in giant skyscraper

KUALA LUMPUR As Malaysia seeks to move beyond the excesses associated with nearly a decade of rule under ex-prime minister Najib Razak, one of his pet projects continues to rise irreversibly skyward to become the tallest building in Southeast Asia.

06 Jun 2018

EXCLUSIVE-Malaysia's new government considering replacing stock market chief- sources

KUALA LUMPUR/HONG KONG, June 6 Malaysia is looking to replace the chief executive officer of the national stock exchange, two sources said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of top management changes initiated by the newly elected government.

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