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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

Nov 21 2017

UK ship insurer Standard Club takes Dublin route in response to Brexit

LONDON British ship insurer Standard Club is setting up a new European Union subsidiary in Dublin in case Britain loses access to the single market after Brexit, becoming the second of these specialised providers to opt for Ireland in two days.

Nov 21 2017

Death and the discount rate: UK companies weigh pensions tweaks

LONDON Some of Britain's biggest companies are considering wiping millions or even billions of pounds from their pension deficits by changing a couple of key assumptions, including when staff are expected to die.

Nov 16 2017

Banks may be key for insurers to fulfill EU investment needs

LONDON Efforts to get insurers to plug Europe's investment gap by backing riskier assets could be undermined if banks are unwilling to share crucial credit data with them, a European Union insurance regulator said.

Nov 16 2017

Prudential seeks larger slice of life in China as Asia drives profit

Prudential expects its Asian business to double in size every five to seven years, the British life insurer said after reporting the region drove a 17 percent rise in new business profit during the first nine months of 2017.

Nov 16 2017

FCA targets pension scammers in Welsh steelworks

LONDON Britain's markets watchdog is sending supervisors to Wales to make sure that 15 billion pounds in steelworker pensions does not become a "honey pot" for crooks.

Nov 15 2017

Hedge funds bet on reinsurance recovery

LONDON Hedge funds bought reinsurance stocks in the third quarter after prices tumbled on widespread losses after multiple hurricanes in North America, filings showed on Wednesday.

Nov 15 2017

UK watchdog targets pension scammers in Welsh steelworks

LONDON, Nov 15 Britain's markets watchdog is sending supervisors to Wales to make sure that 15 billion pounds ($19.74 billion) in steelworker pensions does not become a "honey pot" for crooks.

Nov 09 2017

Beazley ups catastrophe profit impact to $175 million

LONDON Lloyd's of London insurer Beazley on Thursday increased the expected second-half pretax profit hit from natural catastrophes by $25 million (19 million pounds) to $175 million (133.10 million pounds)as a result of wildfires in California.

Nov 08 2017

FCA reviews wholesale insurance broker sector

LONDON Britain's markets watchdog will review whether the wholesale insurance broker sector is giving value for money following concerns about how large players place business to earn fatter fees.

Nov 02 2017

British insurer Legal & General to launch Japan operation - CEO

LONDON British's third-largest insurer, Legal & General , is launching an operation in Japan to offer company pension scheme insurance and investment management, Chief Executive Nigel Wilson said on Thursday.


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