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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

Feb 22 2018

ISS flags modest European wage growth despite labour shortages in east

COPENHAGEN, Feb 22 Danish outsourcing group ISS , one of the world's biggest private employers, said on Thursday that wage growth in Europe remains modest despite labour shortages in Eastern Europe and a recovery in job markets across the continent.

Feb 21 2018

Novo Nordisk gets nod from U.S. drug purchaser for new diabetes hope

COPENHAGEN Insulin maker Novo Nordisk said its Ozempic diabetes drug had been included on a list of medicines approved for patients covered by U.S. private health schemes, setting the stage for a battle with Eli Lilly's Trulicity.

Feb 19 2018

EQT puts Nordic Aviation Capital up for sale

SINGAPORE/COPENHAGEN, Feb 19 Private equity firm EQT has put Denmark-based Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), the world's largest regional aircraft lessor, up for sale just 2-1/2 years after buying a majority stake in the company, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Feb 09 2018

Maersk profit miss, outlook put shipping shift in spotlight

COPENHAGEN A.P. Moller-Maersk's move to focus on transport and jettison oil was tested on Friday as the world's largest container shipping firm missed profit forecasts and gave what analysts saw as a conservative outlook. | Video

Feb 08 2018

TDC shares surge after rejects Macquarie-led approach

COPENHAGEN Shares in Danish telecoms operator TDC surged 20 percent on Thursday after it rejected a $6 billion takeover approach from Australia's Macquarie and three Danish pension funds.

Feb 08 2018

TDC shares surge after takeover approach from Macquarie, funds

COPENHAGEN, Feb 8 Shares in Danish telecoms operator TDC surged 20 percent on Thursday after Australia's Macquarie and three Danish pension funds said they had made a takeover approach for the company.

Feb 07 2018

TDC rejects takeover offer from Macquarie, Danish funds

COPENHAGEN Danish telecoms operator TDC said Wednesday it had turned down an indicative takeover bid from Australia's Macquarie and three Danish pension funds ATP, PFA and PKA.

Feb 07 2018

Macquarie, Danish funds make TDC takeover offer -Borsen newspaper

COPENHAGEN, Feb 7 Australia's Macquarie and three Danish pension funds ATP, PFA and PKA have offered to buy Danish telecoms operator TDC for 47 Danish crowns per share, business daily Borsen said on Wednesday, citing several unnamed sources.

Feb 07 2018

Russian alcohol curbs hit Carlsberg's 2017 sales

COPENHAGEN Attempts by Russia to curb alcohol abuse, including limiting the size of plastic beer bottles, hit sales of Danish brewer Carlsberg and pushed its 2017 profit well below analysts' expectations.

Feb 07 2018

Carlsberg increases dividend, fourth quarter sales disappoint

COPENHAGEN, Feb 7 Danish brewer Carlsberg on Wednesday said it expected operating profit to grow by a percentage in the mid-single-digits this year and that it would increase dividend payout, after posting 2017 sales below analysts' expectations.

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