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, Sept 13 (IFR) - Investment banks are going through another weak quarter in markets that could see trading revenues fall 15%-20% from a year ago and revive concerns about the long-term health of fixed income and equities desks.
LONDON, Sept 13 (IFR) - Barclays has hired Matt Weir from Goldman Sachs to head asset finance trading within its new financing resource management - or FiRM - division that aims to improve the bank's returns and better manage its capital and financial resources.
LONDON, Sept 12 (IFR) - Goldman Sachs expects to increase annual revenues by at least US$5bn by filling client gaps in its troubled fixed income business, ramping up its new consumer bank and several other measures, the Wall Street bank said in a rare look "under the hood".
LONDON, Sept 12 (IFR) - Barclays plans to step up financing in its corporate and investment bank, particularly in fixed income and equity, as part of its plan to improve returns in the business.
LONDON (IFR) - Financial technology firm Fenergo is doubling its staff as banks sign up for its software to "onboard" clients and carry out compliance and due diligence more easily - further evidence of the technology shaking up capital markets.
LONDON, Sept 7 (IFR) - Financial technology firm Fenergo is doubling its staff as banks sign up for its software to "onboard" clients and carry out compliance and due diligence more easily - further evidence of the technology shaking up capital markets.
LONDON, Sept 6 (IFR) - Standard Chartered has appointed three regional vice-chairs for its corporate and institutional banking business, tasked with developing its key client relationships.
LONDON, Sept 5 (IFR) - Citigroup has hired Jason Massey from Morgan Stanley to head sales for futures, clearing and collateral in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
LONDON, Sept 4 (IFR) - Norway's US$990bn sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, plans radical changes to its fixed income portfolio by cutting corporate and emerging market bonds from the benchmark index it uses, and shortening maturities.
LONDON, September 5 (IFR) - Deutsche Bank has hired Thomas Nielsen as chief digital officer for its global transaction banking business within its corporate and investment bank.