Richard Hubbard

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

25 Nov 2013

Iran deal sends oil lower, lifts world shares and dollar

LONDON The historic deal to curb Iran's nuclear program prompted a dip in oil prices on Monday and buoyed world shares as investors priced in an easing in political tensions and the lift it may give to global economic growth.

25 Nov 2013

Iran deal pulls oil lower, cheers world shares

LONDON Oil prices fell on Monday and world shares were buoyed higher after Iran and six world powers sealed a deal to curb its nuclear programme, easing back on geopolitical tension.

22 Nov 2013

World stocks gain as Fed-fired volatility eases; dollar firm

LONDON World shares were set to end a volatile week on a positive note on Friday and the dollar reached a 4-month high against the yen as worry dissipated about an end to the Federal Reserve's stimulus.

21 Nov 2013

World shares slide on tapering unease, weak growth data

LONDON Speculation over the U.S. policy outlook and weaker-than-expected data from major economies sent world equities lower on Thursday and pushed the dollar past 100 yen though it fell against the euro.

19 Nov 2013

Investor caution halts world share rally

LONDON World shares edged back from near six-year highs on Tuesday amid investor concerns that the latest rally may have been overdone, while optimistic comments about the U.S. economy helped limit the dollar's losses.

14 Nov 2013

Yellen comments spur rally in world shares, bond yields fall

LONDON, date World stocks rose while major government bond yields fell on Thursday after incoming U.S. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen signalled the bank's massive stimulus policy would be needed for some time.

12 Nov 2013

World shares' gains flag as China plan awaited

LONDON, date A rally in world shares paused on Tuesday as investors awaited China's new 10-year economic plan, while revived speculation about the timing of U.S. stimulus withdrawal drove the dollar towards 100 yen.

11 Nov 2013

Growth outlook buoys world shares, earlier Fed taper talk underpins dollar

LONDON Signs of solid U.S. growth supported world equities on Monday though concern it may mean the Federal Reserve could soon begin to reduce its stimulus put pressure on emerging markets.

08 Nov 2013

GLOBAL MARKETS- U.S. jobs growth boosts dollar; shares, bonds fall

LONDON, Nov 8 An unexpected surge in U.S. jobs growth during October boosted the dollar and sent U.S. Treasury bonds down on Friday by raising expectations the Federal Reserve could soon begin scaling back its stimulus.

07 Nov 2013

GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro drops after surprise ECB cut, shares rise

LONDON, Nov 7 A surprise cut in rates by the European Central Bank sent the euro sharply lower on Thursday, boosted government bond prices and saw the region's equity markets hit fresh five-year highs.


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