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 British insurer Hyperion has hired Morgan Stanley to sound out financial investors for a minority stake sale, sources told Reuters, in a deal that could value the London-based firm at more than 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion).
LONDON Barclays' chief compliance officer Michael Roemer is leaving to take up the same role at U.S. bank Wells Fargo, the two banks said on Thursday.
LONDON Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to buy Zurich Insurance's UK workplace pensions and savings business as it expands its retirement business, the bank said on Thursday.
LONDON Business services firm TMF Group said it plans to raise 340 million euros (£302.73 million) from a London share listing in November, as the Dutch company tries to reduce its debt.
LONDON/SYDNEY Britain plans to reissue Islamic bonds in 2019, a government official told Reuters, in a sign the country's exit from the European Union may accelerate plans to develop an Islamic finance industry.
LONDON Lloyd's of London expects net losses of $4.5 billion from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which analysts said would eat into the insurer's capital and hit its profitability.
LONDON London-based insurers applying for licenses to operate in the European Union after Brexit will be scrutinized for any attempts to game the system, the bloc's insurance watchdog said.
LONDON Britain's Competition and Markets Authority said on Tuesday it was setting "clear ground rules" for how consumer price-comparison websites operate following a year-long review but was opening a formal investigation into only one site, offering home insurance, as a result of the review.
Insurer XL Group Ltd said on Tuesday it would move its European Union insurance company from Britain to Ireland in 2018 after Britons voted to leave the bloc last year.
LONDON Around 10,000 finance jobs will be shifted out of Britain or created overseas in the next few years if the UK is denied access to Europe's single market, according to a Reuters survey of firms employing the bulk of workers in international finance. | Video