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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 24 2018

Vontobel's move for Notenstein shakes up Swiss private banking

ZURICH Private bank Vontobel is buying smaller competitor Notenstein La Roche from Swiss cooperative bank Raiffeisen [RFSHW.UL] for $705 million, the first in what industry insiders expect could be a new wave of consolidation in the sector.

May 24 2018

BRIEF-Raiffeisen Schweiz Spokeswoman Says Leonteq Stake Held By Notenstein La Roche Will Move To Raiffeisen

* SPOKESWOMAN SAYS LEONTEQ STAKE HELD BY NOTENSTEIN LA ROCHE WILL MOVE TO RAIFFEISEN Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

May 20 2018

Exclusive: Sanctions-hit Vekselberg repays 1 billion Swiss franc credits to Western banks

(This May 19 story corrects figure in ninth paragraph to 720 million Swiss franc (not 750 million Swiss franc)

May 18 2018

Swiss make raids in probe linked to Angola sovereign wealth fund

ZURICH Swiss authorities have raided several locations in Switzerland as they ramp up a criminal investigation into suspected money laundering connected to crimes involving Angola's sovereign wealth fund and its central bank, prosecutors said on Friday.

Apr 27 2018

Credit Suisse chairman sees more efficiency work ahead

ZURICH Credit Suisse still has work ahead after making good progress towards achieving targets set for a three-year turnaround, Chairman Urs Rohner told the group's annual general meeting on Friday.

Apr 25 2018

Credit Suisse delivers best quarter since Thiam's revamp

ZURICH Credit Suisse delivered its best quarterly results on Wednesday since Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam launched his restructuring plan for Switzerland's second-biggest bank in 2016, driven by its wealth management business. | Video

Apr 23 2018

UBS's wealth management miss takes shine off investment bank gains

ZURICH Swiss bank UBS disappointed investors on Monday with first-quarter results that revealed strong earnings at its investment bank, while its flagship wealth management business missed forecasts. | Video

Apr 21 2018

U.S. sanctions on Vekselberg have $1.5-$2 billion assets frozen: sources

ZURICH/MOSCOW - Assets totaling between $1.5 billion and $2 billion have been frozen as a result of sanctions imposed on Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg and his Renova Group conglomerate, two sources close to the matter told Reuters on Saturday.

Apr 20 2018

UBS to lead European cross-border business from Switzerland

(Refiles April 19 story to clarify description of northern European markets with looser cross-border regulations)

Apr 18 2018

Activist investor RBR not a registered shareholder in Credit Suisse

ZURICH Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors, which last year called for Credit Suisse to be broken up, does not hold any registered shares in the bank, both parties said on Wednesday.

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