Marc Jones

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

19 Jul 2018

Trade war won't hurt sovereign ratings, but dollar might: Fitch

LONDON The global trade war kicking off between the United States and China will not trigger a spate of credit rating downgrades, Fitch's top sovereign analyst says, but the dollar's growing strength could.

19 Jul 2018

Global Markets: Dollar stays strong as China grabs for stimulus levers

LONDON The dollar stayed strong but stocks wobbled and metal markets buckled badly on Thursday, as signs that China was resorting to credit-fuelled stimulus again helped drive its currency to a one-year low.

17 Jul 2018

Exclusive: ECB warns of 'systemic' threat if Euribor reform efforts fail

LONDON The European Central Bank is concerned about the risk of systemic problems if efforts to reform Euribor, one of the bank-to-bank lending benchmarks caught up in a global rate-rigging scandal, get torpedoed.

16 Jul 2018

Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

LONDON Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.

13 Jul 2018

GRAPHIC-Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

LONDON, July 13 Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.

13 Jul 2018

EMERGING MARKETS-China soothes shares, lira limps to worst week since 2008

LONDON, July 13 Emerging market shares edged toward their first weekly gain in over a month on Friday, though there was some serious damage showing, including the worst week for Turkey's lira since the financial crisis a decade ago.

12 Jul 2018

Turkey's turmoil and how it measures up against other emerging markets

LONDON Turkey's financial markets are being battered. The lira is at a record low after slumping more than 20 percent this year, Istanbul's stock market has just had its worst day in over two years and investors are dumping the country's bonds.

10 Jul 2018

Britain to double Western Balkans funding, security staff

LONDON Britain is to almost double the funding it provides to countries in the Western Balkans to 80 million pounds ($106.06 million) and ramp up its number of security staff in the region to try and tackle organised crime gangs.

10 Jul 2018

S&P Global watching Turkey 'closely' after Erdogan power play

LONDON S&P Global is watching Turkey closely, the rating agency said on Tuesday, and it warned that President Tayyip Erdogan's move to install his son-in-law as finance minister showed power in the country was now increasingly centralized.

09 Jul 2018

Macedonia expects green light for NATO membership talks - foreign minister

LONDON Macedonia expects to get approval to start NATO membership talks this week, its foreign minister said on Monday.


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