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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

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Hong Kong property investors go trophy hunting in London despite Brexit

LONDON Chinese investment in London commercial property has more than trebled since before Britain voted to leave the European Union, most of it channeled through Hong Kong at a time of heightened political uncertainty in the former British colony. | Video

Aug 16 2017

Britain's Balfour posts 70 percent profit rise as turnaround bears fruit

Balfour Beatty is focussing on winning British infrastructure contracts, its CEO said, as the group posted an almost 70 percent rise in half-year profit and said a two-year overhaul had restored its British construction unit to profit.

Aug 10 2017

Derwent raises rents forecast as central London property proves resilient

Derwent London , a central London office developer, raised its full-year rent guidance on Thursday after achieving a record level of new lettings in the first half, underscoring the resilience of the capital's commercial real estate market.

Aug 08 2017

Hotelier IHG reports slower second quarter revenue per room growth

InterContinental Hotels Group reported slower growth in revenue per room in the second quarter, sending its shares down 4 percent, as a later Easter weighed on its U.S. performance.

Aug 06 2017

Directors step up loans to small UK construction firms to plug gap

The directors of small British construction businesses are lending them more money to plug a funding gap as banks set tighter lending criteria and major contractors delay payments, a survey showed on Monday.

Aug 01 2017

Carillion hit as brokerages slash price targets

British builder Carillion , which booked an 845 million pound writedown and parted company with its CEO last month, could face further pain due to high levels of cash owed by customers, two brokerages said on Tuesday, slashing their share price targets.

Aug 01 2017

British testing firm Intertek's first-half profit rises

British testing company Intertek Group reported a 21.9 percent rise in first-half profit on Tuesday, helped by a strong performance in its products-related business and a fall in the pound, sending its stock up 5 percent.

Jul 31 2017

UK watchdog probes Deloitte's auditing of Mitie accounts

Britain's accounting watchdog is investigating Deloitte's auditing of Mitie Group, the outsourcing company that issued a string of profit warnings last year.

Jul 21 2017

Private equity bid for Paysafe stokes payments M&A boom

Private equity firms Blackstone and CVC Capital Partners [CVC.UL] joined a rush to snap up payments companies on Friday with a 2.9 billion pound ($3.7 billion) bid for Paysafe Group.

Jul 21 2017

Show and sell: shift in global ad spending boosts events firms

BENGALURU Organizers of conferences and trade shows are benefiting from a shift in the way marketing budgets are allocated, with companies spending less on advertising and more on events that allow them to connect directly with customers.

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