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Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi

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

Jul 28 2017

Rich customers buoy Credit Suisse while risk burdens UBS

ZURICH A steady stream of new money from the world's wealthiest citizens drove up quarterly profits at Credit Suisse and UBS as they benefited from Switzerland's reputation as a safe haven for investors. | Video

Jul 21 2017

Digital wealth manager Flynt gets Swiss banking license

ZURICH Digital wealth management start-up Flynt has received a banking license from Swiss finance watchdog FINMA, it said on Friday, representing a first for a Swiss financial technology business.

Jul 17 2017

Immigration to Switzerland from EU lowest since 2005

ZURICH Net immigration to Switzerland from the European Union has fallen to its lowest level for 12 years, continuing a steady decline in immigration from nearby countries.

Jul 14 2017

Richemont watches boss makes surprise early departure

ZURICH Georges Kern, tipped as a potential chief executive of Richemont , left the luxury goods group abruptly on Friday just four months after taking over as head of its watchmaking division.

Jul 12 2017

Swiss private bank Falcon introduces bitcoin asset management

ZURICH Wealthy clients of Swiss private bank Falcon will be able to store and trade bitcoins via their cash holdings with the bank from Wednesday, a move that signals the traction the virtual currency is gaining even in slow-changing asset management.

Jun 15 2017

As art flies off the walls at Basel, buyers beware, experts warn

BASEL, Switzerland "When did so many people start caring about contemporary art?" wondered Marc Glimcher, head of the Pace gallery empire, as he busily made deals at Art Basel's VIP preview this week. | Video

May 18 2017

Zurich Insurance starts using robots to decide personal injury claims

ZURICH Zurich Insurance is deploying artificial intelligence in deciding personal injury claims after trials cut the processing time from an hour to just seconds, its chairman said.

May 18 2017

Zurich Insurance starts using robots to decide personal injury claims

ZURICH Zurich Insurance is deploying artificial intelligence in deciding personal injury claims after trials cut the processing time from an hour to just seconds, its chairman said.

May 18 2017

Zurich Insurance starts using robots to decide personal injury claims

ZURICH, May 18 Zurich Insurance is deploying artificial intelligence in deciding personal injury claims after trials cut the processing time from an hour to just seconds, its chairman said.

May 11 2017

Zurich recommends ban on 'radicalised' Koran distribution campaign

ZURICH Zurich's public safety office on Friday recommended towns in Switzerland's most populous canton ban a campaign that hands out Korans in public spaces, describing it as a front for incitement of radical activities including jihadist involvement.

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