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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

Jun 07 2018

What Brexit? Investors warm to UK stocks as M&A surges

LONDON Despite a torrid start to 2018 and with Brexit uncertainties looming large, British blue-chip stocks have jumped to record highs thanks to a weak pound, a torrent of mergers and acquisitions, and bouts of political anxiety in the euro zone. | Video

Jun 07 2018

Ex-dividends and sterling keep FTSE under pressure while oil stocks surge

LONDON Britain's top share index dipped on Thursday following a delayed open as stocks trading ex-dividend outweighed a rise among banks and big oil, while a stronger pound added pressure.

Jun 06 2018

European stocks close flat after a choppy session

LONDON European stocks closed flat on Wednesday at the end of a choppy session during which hawkish comments by the European Central Bank lifted the euro and bond yields.

Jun 05 2018

Tech stocks' surge to 17-year peak a bright spot among European stocks

MILAN A buoyant European tech sector, which hit a 17-year peak on Tuesday, was not enough to lift the broader European market as jitters over politics in the periphery persisted.

Jun 01 2018

FTSE led higher by miners, financials

LONDON Britain's top share index rose on Friday as shares in cyclical stocks such as miners and financials rallied, joining in broader gains for European stocks as relief over Italy's political crisis lifted risky assets.

Jun 01 2018

European shares jump into June as Italy reaches government deal

LONDON European shares breathed a sigh of relief on Friday with Italian stocks supported after a deal to form a coalition government ended three months of political deadlock and removed the risk of another general election. | Video

May 31 2018

FTSE head and shoulders ahead of European stocks in May

LONDON Britain's top share index ended May as the month's best-performing major European index, shrugging off worries over a political crisis in Italy as commodities-related stocks rallied.

May 31 2018

Investors see FTSE 100 hovering short of a new record - Reuters poll

LONDON British stocks have already powered through a record high this year. Now, investors expect the FTSE 100 index to hold just shy of a fresh record by this time next year as sluggish economic growth slows returns.

May 30 2018

Italian stocks stage comeback in recovering European market

LONDON A robust bounceback in Italian stocks helped lift European equities on Wednesday as investors recovered from the previous day's sharp selloff and digested the possibility of a new Italian election as early as July.

May 29 2018

British shares join European sell-off; Dixons hammered

MILAN British stocks fell on Tuesday, joining a Europe-wide sell-off triggered by worries over a political crisis in Italy, while a profit warning at Dixons Carphone wiped one fifth off the retailer's market value.


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