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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

May 11 2017

Maersk sees shipping recovery on horizon as profit tops forecast

COPENHAGEN A.P. Moller-Maersk beat first-quarter net profit forecasts on Thursday, boosted by the energy business it plans to spin off, but also reported signs of improvement at its long-suffering container shipping business.

May 04 2017

Carlsberg beats sales forecasts as drinkers go more upmarket

COPENHAGEN Carlsberg stuck to its 2017 profit forecast on Thursday as the Danish brewer reported a 5 percent rise in first quarter sales, with lower overall volumes offset by an improved price mix as drinkers opted for pricier beers.

Apr 18 2017

Uber eyes EU expansion despite Denmark setback, looming EU court ruling

COPENHAGEN Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] sees opportunities to expand in the Europe Union, despite withdrawing its ride-hailing service from Denmark and facing the possibility of an EU court ruling that could mean tougher rules for the firm, an Uber executive said.

Mar 28 2017

Uber to end services in Denmark after less than three years

COPENHAGEN Ride-hailing group Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] will withdraw services in Denmark next month due to a taxi law that sets out new requirements for drivers such as mandatory fare meters, the company said on Tuesday.

Jan 31 2017

Dairy giant Arla boosts investments as milk supply seen rising

COPENHAGEN, Jan 31 Denmark-based dairy company Arla Foods aims to increase its investments in processing plants this year by 47 percent to 335 million euros ($357 million) as it seeks to turn more milk supplied by its farmers into higher value products such as mozzarella cheese.

Jan 19 2017

Facebook to build third foreign data center in Denmark

COPENHAGEN Facebook will build a new data center in the Danish city of Odense, the California-based tech company said at a press conference with local authorities, only the third such facility outside of the United States.

Dec 01 2016

Denmark's new government could ease taxi law

COPENHAGEN Denmark's new liberal government could move to deregulate taxi laws, transport minister Ole Birk Olesen told Reuters, a move that would help Uber [UBER.UL] to challenge opposition from industry and union supporters in parliament.

Nov 29 2016

Novo Nordisk reports Tresiba insulin achieves target in study

COPENHAGEN Novo Nordisk's long-acting insulin blockbuster Tresiba has a safe cardiovascular profile and reduces episodes of severely low blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes, the Denmark-based company said on Tuesday.

Nov 25 2016

Danish right-wing party hurt by EU fraud investigation

COPENHAGEN Denmark's main eurosceptic party, which built a huge voter base in the last decade, has been hit by an investigation into possible misuse of EU funds, an opinion poll showed on Friday.

Nov 16 2016

Subsidy-reliant offshore wind steals skills, ideas from Big Oil

COPENHAGEN From a helicopter, it looks like just another North Sea oil rig, a grey cube supported by massive yellow pillars, 90 kilometers (56 miles) off western Denmark.

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