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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

14 Jun 2018

Hooligan, terror risk pushed up Russia World Cup insurance premiums

LONDON The risk of terror attacks and damage from hooligans has pushed up premiums for businesses and players buying insurance for the soccer World Cup in Russia compared to the previous event in Brazil, brokers and insurers say.

23 May 2018

Reduced costs of broker Beaufort's insolvency may provide relief for small mining firms

LONDON PwC halved the estimated costs of winding up British brokerage Beaufort Securities on Wednesday, potentially boosting funds for hard-pressed mining companies and other clients that are expected to shoulder the costs.

21 May 2018

Insurers cash in on new European data privacy rules

LONDON Data privacy rules coming into force this week are giving Europe's fledgling cyber insurance market a boost as they make companies more aware of the risks caused by customer information breaches.

19 May 2018

Global insurers review business after U.S. exit from Iran deal

Global insurers are taking stock of how the U.S. withdrawal from an international agreement to deny Tehran nuclear weapons, and threatened sanctions against companies that do business with Iran, could affect them.

19 May 2018

Global insurers review business after U.S. exit from Iran deal

Global insurers are taking stock of how the U.S. withdrawal from an international agreement to deny Tehran nuclear weapons, and threatened sanctions against companies that do business with Iran, could affect them.

17 May 2018

British watchdog puts Financial.org on investor alert list

LONDON Britain's financial markets watchdog said on Thursday it had put UK-registered firm Financial.org on an investor alert list, warning investors from dealings with the company.

10 May 2018

U.S. asset manager MFS picks Luxembourg as post-Brexit EU hub

LONDON U.S. asset manager MFS Investment Management said it will seek permission to create a European Union hub in Luxembourg as it positions itself for Britain's exit from the bloc.

09 May 2018

Zurich Insurance plays down M&A talk as first quarter premiums beat

ZURICH/LONDON Zurich Insurance has no plans for a big merger, it said on Wednesday, despite speculation of a pick-up in dealmaking in the industry and that the Swiss company could get involved.

04 May 2018

Insurers hit shift button despite Brexit grace period

LONDON Lloyd's of London, AIG, Allianz and other insurers are ignoring assurances and establishing new hubs in Britain and the European Union before Brexit in March 2019 to ensure access to customers.

24 Apr 2018

Global insurers plan to ramp up private equity investments: Goldman

LONDON/NEW YORK Thirty-two percent of insurers plan to maintain or increase their investments in private equity in the next 12 months to boost returns, a survey of 300 executives overseeing more than $10 trillion in insurance assets showed on Tuesday.

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