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Mia Shanley

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

Jan 12 2017

Scandinavia raises pressure on Europe to tackle funds' alleged "index hugging"

LONDON/STOCKHOLM/OSLO Scandinavia is raising the pressure on financial regulators across Europe to get tough on allegations of "index hugging" - where active investment funds may be misleading clients by covertly tracking a stock index.

Dec 06 2016

Norway's Schibsted to hire more staff to stave off Facebook in classified ads

OSLO Norwegian media group Schibsted plans to add 200 people to its 1,800-strong technology team in the next year to further develop its online classified ads business and fend off competition from Facebook, its chief executive says.

Dec 01 2016

Exclusive: Europe's biggest tech hope Spotify starts talking about profit

HELSINKI Music streaming service Spotify, one of Europe's most valuable tech start-ups, could start to become profitable as early as next year, said a board member who was also one of the company's first investors.

Nov 30 2016

Europe on track for record tech investments this year: Atomico

HELSINKI/FRANKFURT Europe's tech sector is on track for a record level of investments this year but poor access to late-stage capital is keeping it from creating independent tech "gorillas", one of the region's most active investors said.

Nov 07 2016

Hexagon CEO says conscience clear over Norwegian insider trading probe

STOCKHOLM Ola Rollen, chief executive of Swedish technology firm Hexagon , denied wrongdoing on Monday and said his conscience was clear after spending more than a week in custody over Norwegian insider trading allegations.

Nov 04 2016

Sweden's clean corporate image dealt blow with insider trading case

STOCKHOLM The arrest of Hexagon chief executive Ola Rollen, one of Sweden's most successful CEOs, on suspicion of insider trading could not only threaten the company's standing but also the business reputation of the country.

Oct 12 2016

Ericsson crisis deepens as profits plunge 94 percent

STOCKHOLM The crisis at Ericsson deepened on Wednesday when the world's biggest maker of mobile network equipment reported a 94 percent plunge in quarterly operating profit and tumbling sales.

Sep 06 2016

Europe's mobile payment players braced for battle as U.S. rivals move in

STOCKHOLM European mobile payment providers iZettle and SumUp are among a handful of start-ups that have encouraged European small businesses to kick their cash-only habits.

Jul 24 2016

Melker Schorling, Sweden's quiet tycoon with the Midas touch

STOCKHOLM Business tycoon Melker Schorling, one of Sweden's most prominent investors, says he is well-positioned to expand his 60 billion crown ($7 billion) investment empire even as he prepares to hand over affairs to his daughters.

Jul 19 2016

Dorsey's Square starts up UK operation for first European foray

STOCKHOLM/SAN FRANCISCO Square Inc, the mobile payments company run by Twitter Inc CEO Jack Dorsey, has incorporated a business called Squareup Europe Ltd in Britain, registration documents show, lining itself up for what could be its first foray into Europe.


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