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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SINGAPORE The dollar traded near a two-week high against a basket of major currencies on Monday, bolstered by rising U.S. bond yields, while easing concerns over global political risks weighed on the safe haven yen.
SINGAPORE Singapore's central bank tightened monetary policy for the first time in six years on Friday, saying the city-state's economy is expected to continue growing steadily even as it acknowledged risks from a trade spat between the United States and China.
SINGAPORE, April 10 Asian shares edged lower on Tuesday as Wall Street retreated from its highs after the FBI raided the offices of U.S. President Donald Trump's long time lawyer, dampening risk appetite already under strain from an escalating U.S.-China trade spat.
SINGAPORE Singapore's central bank is expected to tighten monetary policy in April for the first time in six years, with economic growth seen solid enough to shift away from a stance associated with periods of acute weakness.
SINGAPORE Singapore's pharmaceuticals business, among the pillars of the city-state's manufacturing sector, is set to return to strength this year as big global drugmakers ramp up output and advance automation at their production sites across the country.
TOKYO/SINGAPORE The yen held firm against the dollar on Tuesday as a political scandal engulfing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government raised doubts about his ability to continue to pursue his economic policies, including monetary easing.
SINGAPORE The dollar eased versus the yen on Monday, as traders worried that a suspected cronyism scandal in Japan involving the sale of state-owned land could dampen investors' risk appetites.
SINGAPORE The dollar held firm against the yen on Monday after gaining late last week on news of higher-than-expected U.S. jobs growth in February.
SINGAPORE The European Union's trade chief on Friday warned of possible retaliation if U.S. President Donald Trump's plans to impose hefty tariffs on imported steel and aluminum apply to Europe.
SINGAPORE The European Union's trade chief on Friday warned of possible retaliation if U.S. President Donald Trump's plans to impose hefty tariffs on imported steel and aluminium apply to Europe.