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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 04 2018

AccorHotels weighs taking stake in Air France KLM

PARIS AccorHotels is looking at taking a minority stake in troubled airline Air France KLM to compete better with the broader travel packages offered by online rivals such as Expedia and Booking.com.

May 15 2018

Credit Agricole misses forecast on weak retail, capital markets

PARIS French bank Credit Agricole's quarterly profit fell short of expectations on Tuesday as lower revenue from its domestic retail and capital markets trading businesses ate into gains from asset management. | Video

May 10 2018

AXA's U.S. float falls short but says XL financing on track

NEW YORK/PARIS AXA's listing of its U.S. division raised less than targeted, but the French group said the proceeds were enough to ensure it can pursue a $15.3 billion acquisition of XL Group.

May 04 2018

SocGen CEO says confident in targets despite weak start to year

PARIS SocGen's chief executive said he was confident of meeting the bank's long-term goals and was working to resolve litigation issues and deliver resilient profits, after a weak start to 2018 hit the shares on Friday.

May 04 2018

BNP Paribas first-quarter profit falls on back of trading weakness in Europe

PARIS BNP Paribas , France's biggest bank, reported a 17 percent decline in quarterly net profit, in line with expectations, as a weaker dollar and sluggish fixed income trading impacted investment banking revenues.

Mar 22 2018

Morgan Stanley to hire 80 in Paris after Brexit: source

LONDON/PARIS Morgan Stanley plans to add 80 jobs in Paris after Britain's exit from the European Union, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, on top of around 200 the U.S. bank is set to transfer to its Frankfurt hub.

Mar 14 2018

SocGen deputy CEO unexpectedly leaves after disagreement

PARIS France's Societe Generale said on Wednesday its deputy chief executive in charge of investment banking activities, Didier Valet, was leaving the group "‍following a divergence of approaches regarding management of a specific legal matter".

Mar 02 2018

A year to go before Brexit, U.S. investment banks still bet on London

PARIS/LONDON A year before Britain is due to leave the European Union, top U.S. investment banks plan to hire far more people in London than anywhere else in Europe, indicating they expect the City will remain their main regional hub, at least in the short term.

Mar 02 2018

A year to go before Brexit, U.S. investment banks still bet on London

PARIS/LONDON A year before Britain is due to leave the European Union, top U.S. investment banks plan to hire far more people in London than anywhere else in Europe, indicating they expect the City will remain their main regional hub, at least in the short term.

Feb 23 2018

Competition curbs French bank charge increases for 2018

PARIS French banks have raised customer charges at a slower pace this year as new low-cost online lenders and rules led some to predict a price war which would weigh on margins.

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