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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 Sep 2017

Interserve shares slump as firm warns on trading in Britain

Shares in Britain's Interserve crashed more than 50 percent after it warned of lower annual earnings on Thursday, showing the challenge its new boss faces at a business hit by the cost of winding up loss making waste-to-energy contracts.

13 Sep 2017

Galliford focuses on lower-risk contracts after construction hit

Galliford Try is focusing on winning contracts that lower risks for builders after writedowns on large, fixed-price infrastructure projects contributed to 57 percent drop in its profits, the British construction firm said on Wednesday.

12 Sep 2017

Ashtead forecasts U.S. hurricane-driven demand for its tools

Ashtead Group expects the clean-up and rebuilding needed in the United States after hurricanes Harvey and Irma to generate more demand for its diggers and tools.

30 Aug 2017

Dunelm's chief leaves as retailer seeks 'different leadership'

Dunelm's Chief Executive John Browett is to step down just over two years into the job at the British homewares retailer which said it would seek "different leadership" for its next phase of growth.

29 Aug 2017

UK financial watchdog probes Mitie over timing of profit warning

Britain's financial watchdog has launched an investigation into Mitie over its 2015-16 results and the timing of a September 2016 profit warning, adding to problems at the outsourcing company as it tries to revive its fortunes.

24 Aug 2017

OneSavings looks to professional landlords for growth

OneSavings Bank said its focus on bigger, professional landlords helped drive a surge in buy-to-let applications during the first half of 2017, even as the broader market has lost its sheen for amateur landlords due to tax and regulatory changes.

24 Aug 2017

Carillion's shares shine on $385 million Manchester project win

Carillion , the British builder which warned on profits last month, has been named as the main contractor on a 300 million pound ($385 million) Manchester property development, it said on Thursday.

24 Aug 2017

Phoenix looking at bulk annuity deals

Phoenix Group , Britain's largest owner of closed life assurance funds, is considering buying some of the bulk annuity portfolios that have come on the market in recent months, it said on Thursday.

23 Aug 2017

Microflats attract investor cash as millennials embrace co-living

Millennials priced out of London's traditional housing market are opting to rent tiny apartments in so-called "co-living" developments, a fast-growing area that private investors and venture capital are eager to tap into. | Video

21 Aug 2017

Hong Kong property investors go trophy hunting in London despite Brexit

LONDON Chinese investment in London commercial property has more than trebled since before Britain voted to leave the European Union, most of it channeled through Hong Kong at a time of heightened political uncertainty in the former British colony. | Video

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