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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LONDON, April 10 (IFR) - More than three-quarters of the highest-paid people in banking and asset management in Europe worked in the UK in 2016 even after a big move in exchange rates saw the number of high earners in London drop.
LONDON, March 20 (IFR) - Europe's capital markets revenues is set to shrink as a result of Brexit, Morgan Stanley president Colm Kelleher warned this week.
LONDON, March 19 (IFR) - Sherborne Investors, a specialist fund led by activist investor Edward Bramson, has bought voting rights of 5.2% in Barclays, ramping up the pressure on the British bank to turnaround its fortunes.
LONDON, March 16 (IFR) - Barclays' investment bank boss Tim Throsby has been awarded shares worth £12.5m, including £9m to compensate him for stock he forfeited when he joined the British bank last year from JP Morgan.
LONDON, March 12 (IFR) - Barclays' investment bank boss Tim Throsby has been awarded shares worth £12.5m, including £9m to compensate him for stock he forfeited when he joined the British bank last year from JP Morgan.
LONDON, March 9 (IFR) - JP Morgan has hired Paul Wheeler from Bank of America Merrill Lynch for its oil and gas investment banking team, based in London.
LONDON, March 7 (IFR) - Credit Suisse plans to issue its first Green bond alongside an initiative by the Swiss bank to step up its activity in finance linked to environmental or climate-related benefits.
HONG KONG, Feb 27 (IFR) - Standard Chartered's financial markets revenue slumped 31% last quarter as it suffered from the same difficult trading conditions as bigger rivals. The weak performance limited the bank's revenue growth last year to a modest 3%.
LONDON, Feb 23 (IFR) - NatWest Markets made a £159m operating loss in its core business in the fourth quarter after a 10% fall in income from a year earlier as it suffered from the same "challenging market conditions" that hurt trading at bigger rivals.
LONDON, Feb 22 (IFR) - Barclays' corporate and investment bank made a loss in the final quarter for the first time in three years, as income fell in trading, equities and banking and it took a loss on UK construction firm Carillion.