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 If this week's selloff in global equity markets is any guide, then Asia's frothy debt and stock markets have reason to be on edge over the steady rise in long-term U.S. bond yields that could push up global funding costs and drive capital out of the region.
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SINGAPORE China is off limits for some of the world's big investment managers because of its corporate governance and policy issues while for others, the technological advances in the world's second biggest economy offer unbeatable opportunities. | Video
SINGAPORE Global equities may be close to the end of one of the longest rallies in history, making developed markets such as Europe and Japan safer bets than emerging markets, the chief investment officer of a multi-family office said on Thursday.
SINGAPORE Asian central banks will tilt to less dovish postures on monetary policy as U.S. interest rates climb next year, putting pressure on domestic bond markets, said the Asia-pacific head of fixed income at State Street Global Advisors.
SINGAPORE Hermes Investment Management's head of emerging markets sees a huge opportunity in the Chinese economy's transition from low-end to higher-end manufacturing and is also bullish on the country's banks.
SINGAPORE Asian investors, wary that the region’s stock markets and currencies have run up too far too fast and wondering whether it is time to take some money off the table, are finding that their concerns are not being reflected in major gauges of volatility and fear.
SINGAPORE A slew of Western investors and traders who placed bets in the past two years that China’s yuan currency would drop because of a weaker Chinese economy, the threat of a debt crisis, and capital outflows, abandoned those positions in recent months.
SINGAPORE Foreign portfolio investors say they are coming back to Malaysia's markets, six months after many of them revolted against the central bank's crackdown on the offshore ringgit trading market.
SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve's return to higher interest rates could lend a hand to beleaguered counterparts in Japan and Europe and signal the end of a long cycle of monetary stimulus across Asia, as central banks from Beijing to Ankara to London reacted on Thursday to the U.S. policy change.