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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

10:13am EST

New Ocado ecommerce deal turns screw on bearish hedge funds

LONDON Hedge funds which have bet on a fall in the share price of Ocado will have taken a hit after the online retailer unveiled a new international technology deal which sent its stock up by more than a fifth.

10:02am EST

New Ocado ecommerce deal turns screw on bearish hedge funds

LONDON Hedge funds which have bet on a fall in the share price of Ocado will have taken a hit after the online retailer unveiled a new international technology deal which sent its stock up by more than a fifth.

8:14am EST

Big banks' cut-price research puts the squeeze on small brokers

LONDON Big banks have been offering deep discounts on the research they offer fund managers since the start of new European market transparency rules this month, raising doubts over the future of smaller securities firms.

Jan 18 2018

Oil specialist Westbeck to launch electric vehicle hedge fund

LONDON Oil-focused hedge fund firm Westbeck Capital will enter new territory next month with an equities fund designed to tap into growing excitement over electric vehicles, according to a draft investor presentation seen by Reuters.

Jan 16 2018

Fund manager Ashmore reports rise in second-quarter assets on net inflows, gains

LONDON Emerging markets fund manager Ashmore on Tuesday posted a 7 percent rise in second-quarter ‍assets under management, boosted by net inflows of new client money and investment gains.

Jan 05 2018

UK investment platforms suspend some funds for failing to meet new EU rules

LONDON Some of Britain's biggest investment platforms have stopped taking fresh money into hundreds of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and investment trusts after they failed to meet new European Union rules in time.

Jan 04 2018

'Fat Cat Thursday' sees pay of top UK CEOs already pass annual average for workers

LONDON The average boss of one of Britain's top companies will on Thursday have earned the same as the typical worker will make in the entire year, according to a new report, stepping up pressure on companies ahead of the annual reporting season. | Video

Dec 15 2017

Big British local authority pensions step up hedge fund bets

LONDON From Essex binmen to Liverpool councillors, government pension schemes in England and Wales are investing more in hedge funds whose bets, sometimes dictated by algorithms, have included exotic holdings such as Puerto Rican debt.

Dec 08 2017

Europe's performance-fee funds offer a potholed route to riches

LONDON Investment funds in Europe that take a bonus when they beat their benchmark often fare worse than average over the long-term, a Reuters analysis has shown.

Dec 08 2017

City of London sticks to Brexit plans despite progress

LONDON London's financial industry welcomed progress on a divorce deal with the European Union on Friday but said it saw little reason to alter preparations for when Britain leaves the EU.

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