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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

Jul 19 2018

Earnings in focus as FTSE finds support in weaker pound

MILAN Earnings updates were the main focus on Thursday as Britain's top share index inched higher, but it stayed within recent tight ranges as caution over the outcome of Brexit talks predominated.

Jul 18 2018

Tech lifts European shares as currency weakens; autos climb

MILAN/LONDON European shares hit a one-month high on Wednesday, supported by currency weakness and a rally in tech stocks following well-received earnings updates and a record close for the Nasdaq.

Jul 17 2018

European shares take heart from Powell testimony as earnings flow in

MILAN/LONDON European shares rose on Tuesday in a choppy session, as stocks were buoyed by upbeat comments in Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's testimony amid a batch of mixed company updates.

Jul 16 2018

Oil drop hits European stocks, Deutsche Bank offsets losses

LONDON/MILAN European shares fell on Monday, led lower by commodity stocks as an upbeat update from Deutsche Bank and expectations of a strong earnings season kept a lid on losses.

Jul 13 2018

FTSE off highs as sterling boost softens

LONDON Britain's top share index ended off earlier highs on Friday, as the pound recovered after Donald Trump said he looked forward to finalising a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain.

Jul 13 2018

European shares score second week of gains

LONDON European shares rose on Friday, scoring their second week of gains as fears of a full-blown trade war were kept in check and optimism about the next corporate earnings season grew.

Jul 12 2018

Buoyant media sector boosts European shares

MILAN A buoyant media sector drove European stocks higher on Thursday following a new bid for British pay-TV firm Sky , helping shares stabilize after heavy losses in the previous session, when fears of an escalating trade war hit markets.

Jul 09 2018

Sterling slide boosts FTSE 100 after resignations hit UK government

MILAN/LONDON Britain's FTSE 100 jumped on Monday after two leading eurosceptic ministers' resignations dented sterling, with real estate and utilities stocks declining as uncertainty over Brexit negotiations deepened. | Video

Jun 22 2018

Oil majors push FTSE higher after OPEC agreement

MILAN Britain's top share index rebounded on Friday to post a weekly gain as oil majors got a boost from an OPEC deal to modestly raise output, helping to soothe fears over a trade war and the revived prospect of an interest rate hike in August.

Jun 20 2018

Easing trade worries help FTSE climb while Berkeley tumbles

MILAN/LONDON Britain's top share index rose on Wednesday amid a broad-based rebound in Europe as immediate worries over the impact of a trade spat between the United States and China eased, but housebuilder Berkeley slumped after a profit warning.

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