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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

Nov 20 2017

Prospect of post-Brexit boom sparks worry as well as celebration in Frankfurt

FRANKFURT The prospect of bankers pouring into Frankfurt from post-Brexit Britain has worried local residents anxious about the effect on an already dire housing shortage but also energized leftist groups looking to advance their anti-capitalist ideology.

Nov 17 2017

BNP damps down Commerzbank tie-up talk, says just friends

FRANKFURT BNP Paribas Chairman Jean Lemierre on Friday damped down speculation that France's biggest bank is interested in a tie-up with Germany's Commerzbank .

Nov 10 2017

German prosecutors raid Commerzbank in tax evasion probe

FRANKFURT Germany's Commerzbank has become the target of a tax evasion probe in which several current and former managers are suspected of evading 40 million euros ($47 million) in taxes via so-called dividend stripping.

Nov 10 2017

Allianz lowers 2017 profit outlook after natural disasters

FRANKFURT Allianz has slightly downgraded its profit outlook for the full year after increased claims from natural disasters in North America, the German insurance giant's finance chief said.

Oct 26 2017

Kengeter, banker turned Deutsche Boerse CEO, succumbs to months of pressure

FRANKFURT In 2014, Carsten Kengeter completed the Patrouille des Glaciers, a gruelling ski and mountaineering race organised by the Swiss military, in 16 hours and 23 minutes.

Oct 26 2017

Deutsche Bank revenue drops amid weak markets and restructuring

FRANKFURT Deutsche Bank posted a 10 percent drop in revenue in the third-quarter, reflecting a weak market and the effects of a major restructuring. | Video

Oct 26 2017

Deutsche Bank sets course for higher bonuses - source

FRANKFURT Deutsche Bank , which is struggling to keep pace with Wall Street firms, will pay higher bonuses in 2017 after a sharp cut last year, one person with knowledge of the plan said.

Oct 13 2017

Deutsche Boerse CEO discussed merger with FinMin before share purchase: document

FRANKFURT The head of Deutsche Boerse met with the German government to discuss a possible merger with London Stock Exchange before he made a share purchase that sparked an insider trading investigation, according to excerpts of a document reviewed by Reuters.

Sep 21 2017

Global reinsurers rocked by storms and quakes

FRANKFURT/BERLIN A profit warning from one of the world's largest reinsurers is the latest sign that the death and destruction from a spate of hurricanes and earthquakes in North America are now taking a toll on the titans of global finance.

Sep 20 2017

At Deutsche Boerse, time and support dwindle for CEO Kengeter

FRANKFURT Support for Deutsche Boerse CEO Carsten Kengeter on the exchange group's supervisory board is weakening as investigations into insider trading allegations drag on, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

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