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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

Apr 20 2018

Barclays chief Staley survives whistleblowing inquiry with fines

LONDON Barclays said Jes Staley will be fined by British regulators for attempting to unmask a whistleblower, but will be able to keep his job as the bank's chief executive.

Apr 20 2018

Global regulators get toolkit to combat banking misconduct

LONDON Making senior employees directly accountable for their actions is one of the options in a new "toolkit" to combat the misconduct that has damaged public trust in financial services, a global regulatory body said on Friday.

Apr 19 2018

Britain's Labour tries new pitch to financiers: higher taxes for some influence

LONDON Britain's shadow chancellor John McDonnell offered London's mighty financial services industry a new pact on Thursday: higher taxes in return for a seat at the policymaking table if Labour wins the next election.

Apr 19 2018

Woods downplays Brexit job losses at banks

LONDON Job moves from Britain's financial sector to the European Union by Brexit Day on March 29, 2019, may not be as high as initially estimated, the Bank of England said on Thursday.

Apr 18 2018

BoE's Brazier says now surer of dodging Brexit hit to derivatives

LONDON The Bank of England is becoming more confident that it can avoid disruption to trillions of pounds in cross-border financial contracts after Brexit, a senior BoE official said on Wednesday.

Apr 18 2018

Bank of England expects big Libor switch to start in earnest

LONDON Financial markets should start accelerating efforts to ditch Libor in favor of the Bank of England's revamped interest rate benchmark being launched next week, a senior BoE official said.

Apr 18 2018

Bank of England expects big Libor switch to start in earnest

LONDON Financial markets should start accelerating efforts to ditch Libor in favour of the Bank of England's revamped interest rate benchmark being launched next week, a senior BoE official said.

Apr 18 2018

ICE Europe says could make Brexit changes quickly

LONDON The shift in contracts from London to New York earlier this year showed how the transatlantic Intercontinental Exchange could respond rapidly to Brexit if need be, the bourse's European head said on Wednesday.

Apr 16 2018

Britain reviews powers of its accounting watchdog

LONDON Britain has launched a "root and branch" review of its audit watchdog after corporate scandals raised questions about its ability to police how accountants check the books of companies.

Apr 13 2018

Goldman's Schwimmer to steer London Stock Exchange through Brexit

LONDON The London Stock Exchange named Goldman Sachs' veteran David Schwimmer as chief executive officer on Friday, with an initial challenge of helping the 300-year-old institution to navigate Brexit.

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