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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

13 Oct 2017

ECB faces lawsuits over handling of failed Spanish bank Popular

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank is facing two lawsuits over its handling of the failure of Spanish lender Banco Popular, which saw investors lose billions of euros while taxpayers and depositors were protected.

12 Oct 2017

ECB's Draghi pledges rock-bottom rates as Germany calls for change

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT The head of the European Central Bank defended a pledge to keep interest rates at rock bottom on Thursday, batting back German calls for a speedy exit from years of easy money in the euro zone.

10 Oct 2017

Spanish banks stock up on ECB cash amid Catalonia independence fears

MADRID/FRANKFURT Spanish banks stocked up on European Central Bank money at a weekly auction on Tuesday, fearing jitters on the funding market if Catalonia breaks away from Spain.

09 Oct 2017

Fifty-one euro zone banks vulnerable to rate shocks, ECB says

FRANKFURT Fifty-one large euro zone banks are leaving themselves exposed to a sudden change in interest rates and may need to aside more capital against that risk, the European Central Bank said on Monday.

03 Oct 2017

ECB reliance on bankers' feedback raises capture risk: activist group

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank turns almost exclusively to bankers for advice and feedback on financial issues, exposing it to the risk of becoming too close to a sector it is meant to supervise, an activist group said on Tuesday.

02 Oct 2017

ECB reliance on bankers' feedback raises capture risk - activist group

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank turns almost exclusively to bankers for advice and feedback on financial issues, exposing it to the risk of becoming too close to a sector it is meant to supervise, an activist group said on Tuesday.

27 Sep 2017

Italian financier seeks hedge funds' help to clinch deal for Genoa football club - sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT Italian financier Giulio Gallazzi is seeking binding commitments from a series of hedge funds to finance a proposed takeover of Italy's oldest football club, Genoa CFC, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

26 Sep 2017

Oil rally may help ECB pull the trigger in October but no game changer: analysts

FRANKFURT The rally in oil prices could make it easier for the European Central Bank to cut stimulus from next year but will not fundamentally alter the inflation outlook and should impact policy only at the margins, economists said on Tuesday.

22 Sep 2017

ECB's Constancio compares Bitcoin to Dutch tulip mania

FRANKFURT Bitcoin is not a currency but a mere instrument of speculation, the vice president of the European Central Bank said on Friday, comparing the digital currency to tulip bulbs during the 17th century trading bubble in the Netherlands.

19 Sep 2017

ECB seen keeping option to prolong bond-buying again in 2018 - sources

FRANKFURT European Central Bank policymakers disagree on whether to set a definitive end-date for their money-printing programme when they meet in October, raising the chance that they will keep open at least the option of prolonging it again, six sources told Reuters.

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