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Sinead Cruise

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

Nov 17 2016

RBS rejected Goldman, Deloitte warning over 2008 cash call, lawsuit alleges

LONDON Just hours before Royal Bank of Scotland launched a massive cash call in 2008 to shore up its capital, the bank's senior advisers were still discussing whether its financial figures were potentially misleading for investors, court documents allege.

Nov 16 2016

Court documents allege clashes inside RBS over 2008 toxic assets

LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland bosses avoided repricing billions of dollars of souring investments on the eve of the 2008 financial crisis for fear of endangering bonuses and a takeover bid for a rival, court documents allege.

Nov 16 2016

Court documents allege clashes inside RBS over 2008 toxic assets

LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland bosses avoided repricing billions of dollars of souring investments on the eve of the 2008 financial crisis for fear of endangering bonuses and a takeover bid for a rival, court documents allege.

Nov 09 2016

Deutsche among fallers as Trump win clouds legal, investment outlook

LONDON Shares in European banks fell on Wednesday after Donald Trump's election victory, reflecting fears of difficulties in raising capital and uncertainty over U.S. legal cases hanging over Deutsche Bank and other regional lenders.

Nov 09 2016

HOLD HOLD-British banks, fund firms see stocks fall as Trump triumph declared

LONDON, Nov 9 Shares in London-listed banks and wealth managers fell on Wednesday after Republican party candidate Donald Trump romped to a shock victory in one of the most unlikely United States presidential races seen in living memory.

Nov 08 2016

RBS's 400 million pound fee refund plan fails to dispel lawsuit risk

LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland is setting up a 400 million pound ($497 million) scheme to reimburse fees to customers who say they were mistreated by its small business restructuring unit as it seeks to end one of its longest customer service battles.

Nov 07 2016

HSBC investors fear timetable to find new bosses is slipping

LONDON Some major shareholders in HSBC want the bank to give greater reassurance on succession-planning for its chairman and chief executive, concerned that a timetable for replacing veterans Douglas Flint and Stuart Gulliver may be slipping.

Nov 07 2016

HSBC investors fear timetable to find new bosses is slipping

LONDON Some major shareholders in HSBC want the bank to give greater reassurance on succession-planning for its chairman and chief executive, concerned that a timetable for replacing veterans Douglas Flint and Stuart Gulliver may be slipping.

Oct 25 2016

For British bank start-up, Brexit has silver lining: more loans

LONDON Rishi Khosla didn't vote for Brexit, but he says it has proven a boon for his new start-up bank.

Oct 16 2016

Booming property auctions lift Brexit gloom in British real estate

LONDON Commercial property auctions are proving an unlikely bright spot in Britain's real estate market where a steep drop in sterling has attracted overseas buyers and local investors are as yet unfazed by potential fallout from Brexit.

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