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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HONG KONG Tighter monetary policy is coming to Asia next year. Yet it will lag the Federal Reserve's rate hikes as Asian central banks balance an exports-led revival in growth with a slowdown in regional locomotive China.
LONDON/HONG KONG Global manufacturing expanded at the fastest pace in years last month and the second-best in two decades in the euro zone, driven by robust demand and bolstering the case for central banks to shift to tighter monetary policy. | Video
HONG KONG The pace at which Beijing is announcing deleveraging reforms following last month's Communist Party Congress is a wake-up call for investors in Chinese markets: risk just got real. Sweeping new rules for the asset management industry, a crackdown on micro loans and losses imposed on the creditors of the state-owned Chongqing Iron & Steel are not yet a "Big Bang" of reforms.
HONG KONG Synchronized global growth and the likely slow path that the U.S. Federal Reserve will take in raising interest rates and trimming its balance sheet means the market environment "does not get much better than this," the CIO of insurer AIA Group said.
HONG KONG Natixis Global Asset Management, a unit of French bank Natixis SA , aims to double its funds under management to $100 billion in the Asia Pacific region over the next three years, using a combination of organic and inorganic growth strategies.
HONG KONG China's growth will be driven by education, autos, healthcare and e-commerce over the next two years, as Beijing's push to transform its economy into a consumption-driven one pays off, a fund manager said, adding equities were a top pick for 2018.
HONG KONG Growth in China's manufacturing output slowed in October, threatening to chill activity across Asia, as tough steps to reduce air pollution forced factories to reduce production and a crackdown on financial risk-taking weighed on smaller firms.
Peking Öffnung für ausländische Investoren, Abbau von Kreditrisiken, Umbau der Industrie: China will mit einer Reihe von Reformen das Wachstum seiner Wirtschaft sichern. Diese zeigt sich derzeit in guter Form. Trotz einer minimalen Abkühlung in den Sommermonaten dürfte sich der Aufschwung in der nach den USA zweitgrößten Volkswirtschaft der Welt 2017 verstärken - zum ersten Mal seit sieben Jahren.
HONG KONG Hong Kong’s new leader Carrie Lam showed last week that bringing the mojo back to the territory’s once uniquely dynamic economy isn’t going to be easy.
YANGON/HONG KONG When officials from Myanmar's commercial capital Yangon toured six European countries in June, they were hoping to drum up investment in transport, energy and education.