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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

21 Jul 2017

FTSE, sheltered from euro strength, has best week since May

LONDON Britain's major share index fell on Friday but had its strongest weekly gains in two months, sheltered from the battering European stocks experienced at the mercy of a strong euro, while mid-caps had their best week in nearly a year.

21 Jul 2017

European shares sink as rising euro weighs on earnings

LONDON European shares sank on Friday as the euro strengthened company earnings disappointed at the end of a turbulent week.

19 Jul 2017

Tech stocks enjoy best day in 10 months as earnings drive European shares higher

LONDON A slew of upbeat updates from European firms helped the region's benchmark index rise on Wednesday and recoup the previous session's sharp losses, with tech stocks enjoying their best day in 10 months and all sectors making gains.

19 Jul 2017

Reckitt leads FTSE up on food business sale

LONDON The FTSE 100 edged up on Wednesday, helped by a buoyant consumer goods sector after Reckitt Benckiser sold its food business to a U.S. company, while disappointing earnings reports sent mid-caps lower.

18 Jul 2017

FTSE edges lower, IG soars after results

LONDON British shares edged down on Tuesday after falls in financial stocks outweighed the effect of easing inflation and positive earnings updates from Royal Mail and British Land.

18 Jul 2017

European shares weaker as Ericsson slump sours mood

LONDON European shares fell on Tuesday following disappointing results from bluechips Ericsson and Lufthansa, while scaled-back expectations of monetary tightening by major central banks spurred some profit-taking in financials.

17 Jul 2017

European shares steady after touching three-week high; Weir Group, Telenor lead

LONDON European shares gave back early gains in thin volumes on Monday, as a busy few weeks of earnings reports from top regional and U.S. firms got underway.

17 Jul 2017

Commodity strength drives FTSE higher, Weir Group and Carillion lead mid-caps

LONDON Britain's major share index started the week with solid gains driven by basic resource firms, while a government contract win by crisis-hit construction firm Carillion gave it some respite from heavy losses sustained last week.

14 Jul 2017

FTSE falters, narrowing weekly gain; Carillion sees small bounce

LONDON Britain's major share index faltered on Friday, cutting its weekly gain from a global rally after U.S. Fed officials hinted monetary policy tightening would go ahead at a slower pace.

13 Jul 2017

Casino jumps, financials provide support as European shares pause for breath

LONDON European shares inched higher on Thursday, with investors less keen to chase the previous session's strong rally that came on the back of the relatively dovish tone struck by Fed chair Janet Yellen overnight.

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