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Gwladys Fouche

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.

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Nov 17 2017

Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund proposes to drop oil, gas stocks from index

OSLO Norway's trillion-dollar sovereign wealth fund is proposing to drop oil and gas companies from its benchmark index, which would mean cutting its investments in those companies, the deputy central bank chief supervising the fund told Reuters, sending energy stocks lower.

Nov 14 2017

Norway environmental lawsuit says Arctic oil plan violates constitution

OSLO Norway's plan for Arctic oil exploration is unconstitutional because it violates the right to a healthy environment, a lawyer for Greenpeace and the Nature and Youth environmental group told an Oslo court on Tuesday.

Nov 14 2017

Norway should cancel 2015 Arctic oil licenses, court told

OSLO, Nov 14 Norway's plans for Arctic oil exploration are unconstitutional and should be stopped, an Oslo court was told on Tuesday.

Oct 30 2017

Hexagon's CEO pleads not guilty at Norway insider trading trial

OSLO Hexagon AB Chief Executive Ola Rollen, one of Sweden's best known business leaders, pleaded not guilty on Monday at the start of a trial for suspected insider share trading in Norway.

Oct 26 2017

Norway's central bank seeks to keep management of $1 trillion wealth fund: board

OSLO Norway's $1 trillion(£0.76 trillion) sovereign wealth fund should remain a unit of the Norwegian central bank, though a split could be considered if the fund invests in more unlisted assets, the bank's board said on Thursday.

Oct 26 2017

Norwegian Air says to lower unit cost in 2018

OSLO, Oct 26 Budget carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle said on Thursday it would reduce its unit cost next year compared with this year, hoping to reassure investors who had been worried by cost inflation at the company.

Oct 23 2017

Norway wealth fund watchdog reviewing investment in U.S. pipeline firm

OSLO The ethics watchdog for Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund is reviewing allegations that U.S. pipeline operator Energy Transfer Partners may breach the fund's investment guidelines.

Oct 18 2017

Norway's wealth fund objects to UK relaxing share listing rules for state firms

LONDON/OSLO Norway's $1 trillion (£758.73 billion) sovereign wealth fund has urged Britain's financial markets regulator to rethink proposed changes to its share listing rules to allow a new category of listing for state-backed firms which give smaller investors less say on corporate governance.

Sep 27 2017

War and the prize: how some Nobel laureates turn away from peace

OSLO Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi is the latest in a long line of Nobel Peace Prize laureates to disappoint many of those who once applauded her, and probably won't be the last, a cautionary tale for the 2017 laureate who will be named next week. | Video

Sep 12 2017

Norway wealth fund hits record $1 trillion ahead of revamp

OSLO Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, totaled $1 trillion for the first time on Tuesday as booming global stock markets and a rising euro lifted the value of its assets.

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