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 (IFR) - It was easy to point the finger at Brexit after recent senior euro trades from Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland failed to whip up much demand, but timing and heavy competing supply arguably played as much, if not more, of a role.
LONDON, Aug 20 (IFR) - Victoria Clarke, HSBC's previous head of sustainable bonds for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), is joining Barclays according to a source.
LONDON, Aug 17 (IFR) - UniCredit has issued only one third of its €27.5bn funding target for 2018, but fresh volatility unleashed by the Turkish lira crisis showed it is not just fractious Italian politics that may hamper the bank's efforts to make further headway.
LONDON, Aug 13 (IFR) - Citigroup has promoted Paul-Emmanuel Micolet to run European financial institutions group debt capital markets following the departure of Alexandra MacMahon, according to a source familiar with the matter.
LONDON, Aug 2 (IFR) - George Moore has resigned from Nomura's debt capital markets team to join Citigroup in a similar role, according to a source familiar with the matter.
LONDON, July 9 (IFR) - Chris Harding has left Deutsche Bank's debt capital markets business, according to a source familiar with the matter.
LONDON, June 27 (IFR) - Novo Banco is close to pricing a Tier 2 bond, but the 8.5% minimum yield - the highest for any euro subordinated bond sold this year - reflects the level of investor caution that still surrounds one of Europe's weakest lenders.
LONDON, June 21 (IFR) - Peter Diamond, head of Deutsche Bank's supranational, sovereign and agency business, has resigned for personal reasons, according to a source familiar with the matter.
LONDON, May 10 (IFR) - Ghana has revised pricing for a US dollar dual-tranche offering comprising amortising bonds with 10 and 30-year average lives, according to a lead.
LONDON (Reuters/IFR) - Germany's IKB Deutsche Industriebank, rescued twice during the financial crisis, has issued one of the riskiest forms of bonds without any credit rating from the big agencies. And yet, like many euro zone peers, it found itself swamped with demand.