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Saikat Chatterjee

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

22 May 2018

Sterling trims early gains as caution sets in

LONDON Sterling trimmed earlier gains after hitting a one-week high against a broadly firm euro on Tuesday as a top central bank official's upbeat note on the outlook for future interest rate increases was met by some market scepticism.

21 May 2018

Dollar surges to a 5-month high as rally spreads

LONDON, May 21 The dollar hit a fresh five-month high on Monday as investors heaved a sigh of relief after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared the U.S.-China trade war "on hold" following their agreement to suspend the tariff threats.

17 May 2018

Italian bonds wilt as investors fret about new government

LONDON The yield premium investors demand for holding Italian bonds over Germany hit its highest since January on Thursday, as two anti-establishment Italian parties moved closer to a government deal that would ramp up spending.

16 May 2018

Why Italy's bonds keep calm and carry on

LONDON The prospect of a more spendthrift government in Italy, already one of the euro zone's most indebted economies, has had only a mild impact on Italian government bonds -- leaving many market pundits puzzled.

16 May 2018

Why Italy's bonds keep calm and carry on

LONDON The prospect of a more spendthrift government in Italy, already one of the euro zone's most indebted economies, has had only a mild impact on Italian government bonds -- leaving many market pundits puzzled.

16 May 2018

GRAPHIC-Why Italy's bonds keep calm and carry on

LONDON, May 16 The prospect of a more spendthrift government in Italy, already one of the euro zone's most indebted economies, has had only a mild impact on Italian government bonds -- leaving many market pundits puzzled.

14 May 2018

Euro zone bond yields rise on ECB remarks, Italy in focus

LONDON German 10-year bond yields rose to a 2-1/2-week high on Monday after the European Central Bank's Francois Villeroy de Galhau said policymakers could give new guidance on the timing of its first rate hike as the end of its bond stimulus approaches.

09 May 2018

Is the dollar rally going further? Chartists think so

LONDON The dollar's near-5 percent rally against a basket of currencies in the space of just three weeks has brought it up against some critical technical levels, which could give fresh legs to the greenback if successfully broken.

03 May 2018

Sterling reverses gains, turns lower after weak PMI data sink rate bets

LONDON Sterling trimmed gains on Thursday after a survey showed Britain's services sector struggled to recover in April from a slowdown in March, further dimming expectations of an interest rate hike next week.

03 May 2018

Analysis: Last man standing - lonely Fed tightening spurs dollar surge

LONDON As speculation about interest rate rises and policy 'normalisation' in the euro zone, Japan, Britain and China falls away rapidly, the U.S. Federal Reserve's now lonely monetary tightening has suddenly supercharged the dollar.

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