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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

Aug 15 2018

UPDATE 2-Order boost helps to power Vestas shares higher

COPENHAGEN, Aug 15 Shares in wind turbine maker Vestas jumped 7 percent on Wednesday after it reported forecast-beating orders and profit and said a steep decline in prices had stabilised.

Aug 08 2018

Drugmaker Novo Nordisk sales disappoint, sees lower 2019 U.S. prices

COPENHAGEN Shares in Novo Nordisk fell on Wednesday after sales of some of its key drugs in the second quarter fell short of expectations and it said prices in the key U.S. market would be lower next year.

Aug 06 2018

Denmark to investigate Danske Bank over money laundering allegations

COPENHAGEN Denmark's state prosecutor has started a criminal investigation into Danske Bank over allegations the country's biggest lender had been involved in money laundering through its Estonian branch.

Jul 27 2018

Siemens Gamesa warns on trade tensions as turbine prices drag

COPENHAGEN/MADRID Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa warned on Friday that trade tensions would drive up costs, after reporting a fall in quarterly sales and profits due to lower turbine sales and pricing.

Jul 18 2018

Danske Bank could still face legal action despite forfeiting profits on probed transactions

COPENHAGEN Danske Bank could still face legal action despite its decision to forfeit profits from transactions in Estonia that are subject to a money-laundering probe, Denmark's business minister said on Wednesday.

Jun 28 2018

Vestas, Maersk unit team up to tackle costs of ever bigger wind turbines

HELSINKI Danish wind turbine maker Vestas and offshore services firm Maersk Supply Service are teaming up to tackle the cost of transporting and installing ever larger wind turbines.

May 16 2018

Sivantos and Widex in $8 billion merger to create No.3 in hearing aids

COPENHAGEN/FRANKFURT Hearing aid makers Widex and Sivantos are merging to create an industry number three that can invest more in digital devices and step up the challenge to market leaders Sonova and William Demant.

May 04 2018

Global wind turbine makers hit by subsidy squeeze

COPENHAGEN/MADRID Shares in rival wind turbine makers Siemens Gamesa and Vestas fell on Friday as a squeeze on prices caused by reduced state subsidies took its toll on quarterly profits.

May 02 2018

Novo Nordisk upbeat on new diabetes drug as profit tops forecast

COPENHAGEN Novo Nordisk , the world's biggest maker of diabetes drugs, reported a smaller than expected fall in first-quarter profit and nudged up its full-year forecast as sales of new medicines helped to soften the hit from a weaker U.S. dollar.

Apr 30 2018

Offshore wind power firms see Taiwan as a battleground to expand in Asia

COPENHAGEN Taiwan is becoming the next battleground for the world's top offshore wind developers as they seek a foothold in Asia for a technology that has been expanding fast in Europe.

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