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Vidya Ranganathan

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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10 May 2018

Malaysian markets leery over Najib's defeat, Mahathir's return

SINGAPORE A fall in the Malaysian ringgit in offshore trading and a rise in the cost of insuring the country's debt showed how nervous investors were on Thursday after a stunning election defeat of the coalition that had ruled Malaysia for six decades.

10 May 2018

Malaysian markets leery over Najib's defeat, Mahathir's return

SINGAPORE, May 10 A fall in the Malaysian ringgit in offshore trading and a rise in the cost of insuring the country's debt showed how nervous investors were on Thursday after a stunning election defeat of the coalition that had ruled Malaysia for six decades.

04 May 2018

As currencies weaken, Asia's original sinners go for classic defence

SINGAPORE To deal with a familiar combination of falling currencies and uncertainty about economic growth, Asian central banks are reverting to their classic policy playbook. They are intervening in currency markets while concurrently injecting cash into their economies.

30 Apr 2018

Bitcoin frenzy settles down as big players muscle into market

LONDON/NEW YORK/SINGAPORE After bouncing up, falling down and keeping investors on the edges of their seats, bitcoin may be maturing into a period of relatively boring stability, experts say.

27 Apr 2018

Bitcoin frenzy settles down as big players muscle into market

LONDON/NEW YORK/SINGAPORE After bouncing up, falling down and keeping investors on the edges of their seats, bitcoin may be maturing into a period of relatively boring stability, experts say. | Video

09 Apr 2018

China a favorite for investors even as trade war risks grow

SINGAPORE China's currency, bonds and stocks are among fund managers' top picks for 2018 as they bet the United States and China will avert a full-blown and potentially costly trade war.

09 Mar 2018

Why is the Hong Kong dollar probing the weak end of its band?

SINGAPORE The Hong Kong dollar has been losing ground steadily to the U.S. dollar since the start of 2017 and is near its weakest in 33 years, a milestone it has now touched for six consecutive sessions.

09 Mar 2018

Why is the Hong Kong dollar probing the weak end of its band?

SINGAPORE The Hong Kong dollar has been losing ground steadily to the U.S. dollar since the start of 2017 and is near its weakest in 33 years, a milestone it has now touched for six consecutive sessions.

09 Mar 2018

EXPLAINER-Why is the Hong Kong dollar probing the weak end of its band?

SINGAPORE, March 9 The Hong Kong dollar has been losing ground steadily to the U.S. dollar since the start of 2017 and is near its weakest in 33 years, a milestone it has now touched for six consecutive sessions.

09 Feb 2018

Asian markets uneasy as longer U.S. debt yields verge on 3 percent

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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