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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.

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14 Dec 2017

SNB signals potential policy shift by raising inflation outlook

BERN The Swiss National Bank expects inflation in Switzerland to exceed its target in three years - an indication of when it might exit its ultra-loose monetary policy.

12 Dec 2017

Cement demand set to rise 1.5 percent in 2018: World Cement Association

ZURICH Global demand for cement is back on an upward trajectory after years in the doldrums as developed markets recover in Europe and the United States, the head of the World Cement Association told Reuters.

12 Dec 2017

Zurich becomes Australia's biggest life insurer with $2.1 billion ANZ purchase

ZURICH/SYDNEY Zurich Insurance has agreed to buy Australia and New Zealand Banking Group's life insurance arm for A$2.85 billion ($2.1 billion), its biggest foray into Australia and its third in the last two years.

08 Dec 2017

General Electric to cut 12,000 jobs in power business revamp

ZURICH/LAS VEGAS General Electric Co said Thursday it is axing 12,000 jobs at its global power business, the struggling industrial conglomerate's latest effort to shrink itself into a more focused company. | Video

07 Dec 2017

General Electric to cut 12,000 jobs in power business revamp

ZURICH General Electric Co is axing 12,000 jobs at its global power business, the struggling industrial conglomerate's latest effort to shrink itself into a more focused company.

07 Dec 2017

Swiss interest rates on hold next week, and until ECB hikes: Reuters poll

ZURICH The Swiss National Bank will keep interest rates on hold and may stick to its description of the franc as "highly valued" next week despite a brighter economic outlook and recent weakening of the currency, a Reuters poll found.

07 Dec 2017

General Electric to cut 12,000 jobs in power business revamp

ZURICH, Dec 7 General Electric Co announced on Thursday it was axing 12,000 jobs at its global power business as the struggling industrial conglomerate responds to dwindling demand for fossil fuel power plants.

17 Nov 2017

SNB's Maechler says interest rate gap between Switzerland and others may widen

ZURICH Recent moves by the U.S. Federal Reserve to tighten its monetary policy is helping the Swiss National Bank in its campaign against the "highly valued" Swiss franc, SNB Governor Andrea Maechler said on Thursday.

14 Nov 2017

BOJ to persist with monetary easing to boost inflation: Kuroda

ZURICH The Bank of Japan will continue to persist with "powerful monetary easing" to nurture positive inflation developments, BoJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said in Zurich on Monday.

10 Nov 2017

BMW loses appeal against $158 million fine for blocking shipments to Switzerland

ZURICH BMW has lost an appeal in Switzerland against a 157 million franc ($158 million) fine imposed after it banned Swiss customers from buying its cars elsewhere in Europe and bringing them home.

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