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United States

Terje Solsvik

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

Sep 17 2018

Nasdaq restores Nordic clearing buffer after power trader default

OSLO Members of Nasdaq's Nordic commodities exchange have fully replenished vital clearing house contingency funds that were lost last week when a single Norwegian trader defaulted, the exchange operator said.

Sep 14 2018

Energy firms, Nasdaq to prop up power market after trader default

OSLO Nordic energy firms pledged on Friday to help replenish a contingency fund after a private Norwegian trader defaulted and exchange operator Nasdaq said it would provide additional capital to maintain trust in the market.

Sep 07 2018

German forces land in Norway for major NATO exercises

FREDRIKSTAD, Norway German troops and vehicles arrived in Norway on Friday for the largest exercise on NATO's northern flank since the Cold War - a sign that the alliance wants to sharpen its defenses against Russia after years of cuts and far-flung combat missions.

Sep 05 2018

Norway's $1 trillion fund to beef up scrutiny on sustainability, ocean pollution

OSLO Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund wants companies in which it invests to follow stricter guidelines on global sustainability and strengthen efforts to combat plastic pollution of the oceans, it said on Wednesday.

Aug 23 2018

Norway growth, oil investment reinforce rate hike expectations

OSLO, Aug 23 Norway's underlying growth remained strong in the second quarter and could receive a further boost next year from plans to raise oil industry investments, two reports by Statistics Norway (SSB) showed on Thursday.

Aug 22 2018

Disease and parasites hit fish farmer Marine Harvest

OSLO, Aug 22 Marine Harvest, the world's largest fish farmer, cut its 2018 output forecast by five percent on Wednesday, blaming industry-wide problems with disease and parasites.

Aug 13 2018

Norway minister resigns after breaching security rules during Iran trip

OSLO Norway's fisheries minister resigned on Monday following his earlier admission that he breached government security protocols during a holiday to Iran last month.

Jun 27 2018

Norway sells remaining stake in SAS airline

OSLO Norway sold its remaining 9.88 percent stake in Scandinavian airline SAS for 652 million Swedish crowns (55.61 million pounds), it said on Wednesday, adding this was not the start of a privatisation drive by the centre-right government.

Jun 18 2018

Lufthansa in contact with Norwegian as airlines size up deals

BERLIN/OSLO Lufthansa is in contact with Norwegian Air Shuttle, which is also the subject of bid interest from British Airways owner IAG, as the German airline looks to get involved in an expected wave of deals in the sector, its CEO told a newspaper.

Apr 16 2018

Russia, Brazil woes could lead to aluminum supply shortage: Hydro CEO

OSLO The global aluminum market could face supply shortages because of U.S. sanctions on Russia and Norsk Hydro's production cuts in Brazil, Hydro's chief executive told Reuters on Monday.

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