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Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen

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

Aug 07 2018

Maersk cuts 2018 profit forecast, but eyes market recovery

COPENHAGEN A.P. Moller-Maersk cut its 2018 earnings forecast on Tuesday due to higher fuel prices, although the downgrade was smaller than some analysts had feared, prompting shares in the world's biggest container shipping company to rise.

Aug 06 2018

Denmark to investigate Danske Bank over money laundering allegations

COPENHAGEN Denmark's state prosecutor has started a criminal investigation into Danske Bank over allegations the country's biggest lender had been involved in money laundering through its Estonian branch.

Aug 03 2018

Europe deals with heatwave from Portugal to a Finnish supermarket

HELSINKI Europe's heatwave gripped Spain and Portugal on Friday, as governments checked for forest fires, a Budapest game reserve fed its animals iced snacks and a Finnish supermarket invited customers to sleep over to stay cool.

Aug 03 2018

Europe deals with heatwave from Portugal to a Finnish supermarket

HELSINKI Europe's heatwave gripped Spain and Portugal on Friday, as governments checked for forest fires, a Budapest game reserve fed its animals iced snacks and a Finnish supermarket invited customers to sleep over to stay cool.

Jul 13 2018

Pension fund freezes investment in Danske Bank over money laundering scandal

COPENHAGEN A large Danish pension fund said on Friday it has temporarily frozen investments in Danske Bank , piling further pressure on the bank over its involvement in money laundering in Estonia.

Jul 11 2018

Danske Bank's compliance head quits after 'intense' work over Estonia scandal

COPENHAGEN The head of compliance of Denmark's biggest lender Danske Bank has resigned, saying he was leaving following an "intense" period of work that was partly due to dealing with a money laundering scandal at the bank's Estonian branch.

Jul 04 2018

Danish watchdog may open new probe of alleged Danske Bank money laundering

COPENHAGEN, July 4 A newspaper report alleging Danske Bank laundered up to $8.3 billion through its Estonian branch could prompt Denmark's financial watchdog to open a new investigation into the bank, the country's business minister said on Wednesday.

Jun 12 2018

Small fry: Faroe Islands seek fish export pledge with Russia trade deal

COPENHAGEN The Faroe Islands are targeting a free trade deal with Moscow next year to cement their place as Russia' biggest foreign supplier of fish, a minister said on Tuesday.

May 31 2018

Iceland's Arion Bank sets price range for IPO

COPENHAGEN Iceland's Arion Bank on Thursday set the price range for its stock market listing in Reykjavik and Stockholm at between 68 and 79 Icelandic crowns per share, potentially valuing the bank at up to 143 billion crowns (1 billion pounds).

May 31 2018

Iceland's Arion Bank sets price range for IPO

COPENHAGEN Iceland's Arion Bank [IPO-ARIONB.IC] on Thursday set the price range for its stock market listing in Reykjavik and Stockholm at between 68 and 79 Icelandic crowns per share, potentially valuing the bank at up to 143 billion crowns.

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