Jonathan Saul

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

15 May 2018

Shipping's financiers turning the tide on shipbreaking practices

LONDON The shipping industry has long been criticised by campaigners for allowing vessels to be broken up on beaches, endangering workers and polluting the sea and sand.

11 May 2018

Top container shipping lines reviewing Iran operations

LONDON The world's top two container shipping groups Maersk Line and MSC are reviewing their Iran operations after the United States withdrawal from the international nuclear agreement with Tehran.

09 May 2018

Exclusive: Maersk likely to shelve plans to list drilling division - sources

By Clara Denina , Jonathan Saul, Dasha Afanasieva and Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen

09 May 2018

Iran faces banking turmoil after U.S. nuclear deal exit

LONDON/ANKARA Some Iranians had been cashing in their savings even before U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement he would pull out from the international nuclear deal with Iran, straining a banking system weighed down by bad loans and years of isolation.

04 May 2018

Germany's DZ Bank to sell parts of DVB after muted interest for whole business: sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT Germany's No.2 lender DZ Bank plans to sell certain assets of its troubled ship and aircraft financing division DVB after receiving muted interest for the whole business, four sources familiar with the matter said.

25 Apr 2018

Louis Dreyfus to deepen sugar trading in Africa

GENEVA Louis Dreyfus Company, one of the world's largest agricultural commodity players, is bolstering sugar trading in Africa as it contends with heightened competition and depressed prices, a senior company official said.

25 Apr 2018

Focus: Shipping's Baltic Exchange turns to grains, gas and even air freight

LONDON The Baltic Exchange, owned by Singapore Exchange, plans to launch new indexes for grains, gas and potentially air freight in its biggest shake-up for more than a decade, according to executives and two sources familiar with the matter.

24 Apr 2018

Recovery in sugar prices likely only around 2020: Alvean CEO

GENEVA Sugar prices will only start to recover towards 2020 as a global glut of stocks will continue to weigh, the chief executive of the world's largest sugar trader Alvean said on Tuesday.

13 Apr 2018

U.N. shipping agency reaches deal to cut CO2 emissions

LONDON The United Nations shipping agency reached an agreement on Friday to cut carbon emissions, following years of slow progress.

09 Apr 2018

U.N. shipping agency under pressure to tackle growing CO2 emissions

LONDON The United Nations' shipping agency is under pressure this week to agree on a plan to cut carbon emissions from the sector, following years of slow progress, but the strategy could fall well short of what is required to limit global warming.


  • Asia
  • U.S.
  • Europe
  • Sectors
Stock Search
Sensex 34,848.30 -300.82 -0.86%
Nikkei 22,930.36 + 91.99 +0.40%
Hang Seng 31,047.91 + 105.76 +0.34%
EUR/INR 80.052 +0.00%
USD/INR 67.985 +0.00%
GBP/INR 91.610 +0.03%
Gold 1,289.60 +1.40 +0.11%
Oil 71.80 +0.52 +0.73%
Corn 406.75 +4.25 +1.06%