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Alasdair Pal

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

Aug 15 2018

Outflows from Turkish ETF spike during lira collapse

A Turkish ETF popular with foreign investors has seen its market capitalization nearly halve in value in five weeks, as the country's currency tumbled to record lows against the dollar over fears for the economy.

Jul 27 2018

Sell long-in-the-tooth FAANGs, build up BRICs, say analysts

LONDON Investors poured $600 million in to U.S. technology stocks in the week leading up to poor results from Facebook , according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) analysts, urging clients to sell the sector on signs inflows have reached bubble territory.

Jul 13 2018

Malaysia's IHH Healthcare nears takeover of India's Fortis with $1.1 billion bid

MUMBAI/KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Bhd is set to take control of India's Fortis Healthcare after its bid of up to $1.1 billion was chosen over a rival's, giving it ownership of over 30 hospitals amid a private healthcare boom in India.

Jun 29 2018

UK stocks coverage shrinks after new research rules

LONDON The number of financial analysts tracking small companies fell during in the first half of 2018 as changes in European Union rules forced a shakeup in how banks charge for research - potentially clouding investor visibility in some areas.

Jun 20 2018

Pets At Home bets on vets to break curse of British retail

LONDON Toys R Us. Maplin. Mothercare. Carpetright. House of Fraser. Poundworld.

Jun 15 2018

BlackRock ETF gives Turkish equities biggest boost in 7 years

LONDON Turkish equities recorded their biggest inflows in seven years over the past week, according to data from EPFR, with most of the inflows attributable to a BlackRock exchange-traded fund (ETF).

Jun 05 2018

Short sellers and options traders bet on more Deutsche Bank pain

LONDON Short sellers and derivatives traders are betting Deutsche Bank's share price recovery will prove temporary, with data suggesting short interest in the German lender is the highest of any global bank.

May 31 2018

Ferrari and Ray-Ban deemed a safer bet than Italian government bonds

LONDON Italy's luxury carmaker Ferrari and Exor, the owners of Juventus football club, are among a host of companies that can now borrow money more cheaply than the country's crisis-hit government.

May 23 2018

Research platform launches funding for redundant analysts as MiFID II bites

LONDON Research platform Smartkarma has launched a funding programme for investment bank analysts looking to quit their jobs, as new European Union rules on market transparency make their roles less secure.

May 23 2018

Research platform launches funding for redundant analysts as MiFID II bites

LONDON, May 23 Research platform Smartkarma has launched a funding programme for investment bank analysts looking to quit their jobs, as new European Union rules on market transparency make their roles less secure.

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