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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

Oct 09 2017

French bankers weighing Brexit face Paris pressure to come home

LONDON/PARIS While most London-based bankers are brushing up on their German to prepare for a move to Frankfurt post-Brexit, senior staff at French investment banks expect to say "Oui" to government pressure to bring jobs home to Paris.

Sep 27 2017

Bank of America looking for more office space in Paris after Brexit: sources

LONDON/PARIS Bank of America is looking to lease more office space in Paris as the bank prepares to expand its operations in the French capital to cope with the impact of Britain's exit from the European Union, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

Sep 26 2017

Factbox: Keeping a Siemens-Alstom rail alliance on track

PARIS Germany's Siemens is likely to pursue a multi-billion-dollar merger of its rail business with France's Alstom , with the boards of the two expected to decide on a deal on Tuesday.

Sep 26 2017

Q&A-Keeping a Siemens-Alstom rail alliance on track

PARIS, Sept 26 Germany's Siemens is likely to pursue a multi-billion-dollar merger of its rail business with France's Alstom, with the boards of the two expected to decide on a deal on Tuesday.

Sep 14 2017

SocGen launches digital wallet to double sub-Saharan Africa customer base

PARIS French bank Societe Generale is betting on a new digital wallet called 'YUP' to help meet its target of doubling retail clients in sub-Saharan Africa to 2 million by 2020.

Aug 03 2017

French bank Credit Agricole gets capital boost as profit rises

PARIS Credit Agricole on Thursday reported a sharp rise in its core capital ratio to 12.4 percent after making use of higher profits and proceeds from sale of a stake in investment company Eurazeo to bolster its finances.

Aug 02 2017

SocGen lags French rivals in equities trading, shares fall

PARIS Societe Generale reported lower second-quarter profits on Wednesday, missing out on an equities trading surge that benefited rivals including BNP Paribas and Natixis . | Video

Jul 28 2017

European banks outperform U.S. rivals in tough markets

LONDON/PARIS European investment banks coped better with tough market trading conditions than U.S. rivals in the second quarter, when historically low levels of market volatility left investors struggling to make directional bets.

Jul 13 2017

Telecoms group Altice to launch online bank in Europe: source

PARIS French billionaire Patrick Drahi plans to launch an online bank by early 2019 in the European countries where his telecoms and cable firm Altice operates, a source close to the matter said on Thursday.

Jul 11 2017

France seeks to make Paris Europe's leading finance hub

PARIS France will use "all means" to make Paris Europe's main post-Brexit financial capital, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Tuesday, while international bankers said they wanted to see if such pro-business reforms would stick over time. | Video

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