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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Shares of Chemring Group Plc slumped by almost a quarter on Monday after the defence contractor said an explosion at one of its UK factories would lower full-year profit by as much as 20 million pounds.
Pets at Home Group Plc reported a 6.1 percent rise in quarterly like-for-like revenue on Friday as it starts to see the benefits from a move into higher-margin veterinary services, sending its shares bouncing as much as 18 percent higher.
Europe's biggest plastics packager RPC Group Plc said pressure from investors was preventing it from pursuing some growth opportunities, sending its shares down nearly 8 percent.
Playtech Plc's shares slumped nearly 27 percent on Monday after the British gambling technology company warned that its full-year revenue would be hurt by a highly competitive market in Asia.
July 2 Playtech Plc's shares slumped nearly 27 percent on Monday after the British gambling technology company warned that its full-year revenue would be hurt by a highly competitive market in Asia.
Oilfield services company Wood Plc said it was not yet able to demand higher prices for its products despite an oil market rally that has been helping energy companies.
Defense equipment maker Chemring Group Plc is targeting contracts worth around $2 billion in the United States after nearly five years of relatively low demand, its chief executive said.
British packaging group DS Smith Plc posted higher annual profit on Monday, but cautioned that the UK's planned exit from the European Union had slowed investment decisions amongst a "lot of its customers", including carmakers.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc's quarterly profit and revenue topped Wall Street targets as the chipmaker benefited from higher prices and demand for graphics chips used in personal computers, gaming consoles and cryptocurrency mining.
Chipmaker Texas Instruments topped Wall Street targets for first-quarter profit and gave a stronger-than-expected outlook for the second quarter, thanks to higher sales of semiconductors used in cars and industrial machinery.