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.
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SYDNEY/PARIS Online shopping has its limits and physical stores will never go out of fashion, says the CEO of Unibail-Rodamco which is betting $16 billion on buying Westfield to create a global mall giant.
SYDNEY/MELBOURNE/PARIS Europe's biggest property firm Unibail-Rodamco is to buy U.S. and UK mall operator Westfield Corp for $16 billion, in a defensive move to create a global leader in a sector grappling with the online shopping challenge led by Amazon . | Video
LONDON/PARIS British bank Barclays has slid down the rankings in arranging European government bond sales as new regulations and Brexit uncertainty cause upheaval in the sector.
PARIS French co-operative lender BPCE expects revenue from retail banking to grow by up to 1.5 percent a year to 2020 and aims to win 630,000 new clients by investing in online services.
PARIS/LONDON The surprise decision to move the European Banking Authority to Paris will boost its chances of attracting London banks after Brexit, French officials said on Tuesday. | Video
Paris/London/Frankfurt Frankreich hofft nach dem überraschenden Sieg bei der Abstimmung über den künftigen Sitz der EU-Bankenaufsicht EBA auf eine Sogwirkung.
PARIS French insurer AXA will narrow its acquisition focus to 16 key countries and could sell some assets in markets where it lacks scale, its executives said on Tuesday.
PARIS Credit Agricole reported underwhelming third-quarter profits as its markets trading and French retail banking arms struggled, hitting shares of France's second-biggest listed bank.
PARIS Societe Generale said the French financial prosecutor had opened a preliminary investigation into possible violations by the bank of French anti-corruption laws, and had requested documents on its ties with the Libyan Investment Authority.
PARIS Societe Generale missed third-quarter income forecasts on Friday and raised reserves for litigation costs by 300 million euros ($350 million), knocking the French bank's shares. | Video