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
LONDON Ever wondered what your shopping habits say about your driving? Britain's big supermarkets have.
LONDON HSBC drew a line under its punishment for lapses in anti-money laundering controls on Monday, saying the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) would end its deferred prosecution agreement, lifting the threat of further penalties.
LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland's chances of reaching a deal this year with the U.S. Department of Justice over its mis-selling of toxic mortgage-backed securities are "diminishing", its chief executive said in a Bloomberg TV interview.
LONDON/PARIS British bank Barclays has slid down the rankings in arranging European government bond sales as new regulations and Brexit uncertainty cause upheaval in the sector.
LONDON A wide-ranging reform of European financial markets called MiFID II will cost European investment banks around 2.6 percent of annual revenues, equating to $4.4 billion a year, according to industry analytics firm Coalition.
London Goldman Sachs is looking to hire about 250 staff in Poland in 2018 and Standard Chartered is also considering the country as a possible new hub for around 500 staff, the banks said on Tuesday.
LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland has closed the "bad bank" it set up to sell large chunks of its unwanted assets nearly a decade after RBS was rescued in a 45-billion-pound bailout by the British government.
LONDON, Nov 30 Royal Bank of Scotland has closed its so-called bad bank, which was set up to sell large chunks of its huge stockpile of unwanted assets, nine years after a 45-billion-pound ($60.58 billion) bailout by the British government.
LONDON A deal on global bank capital rules is likely next week, a senior European Commission official said on Thursday, though the compromise that will emerge will be tested for its impact on the EU's economy.
LONDON Britain's exit from the European Union will not have a major impact on European Banks or London's status as a major financial center, the chief executive of Italian bank Unicredit said on Thursday.