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.
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LONDON A push by European Union countries to grab a slice of London's financial sector ahead of Brexit could backfire by raising costs for consumers and companies on the continent, the UK's main banking industry body said on Wednesday.
LONDON Over four million people in Britain are having difficulties paying their monthly bills, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Wednesday, at a time when inflation is rising and interest rates may follow.
LONDON The long-established practice of funds in one country being run by managers based in another works well and no changes are needed, Britain's top markets regulator said on Tuesday in a swipe at European Union plans that have also been criticised by the sector.
PARIS Britain's exit from the European Union will potentially put London, the EU's biggest capital market, out of reach, putting pressure on the other 27 countries to find new ways to finance their economies.
PARIS European Union plans to scrutinise clearing of euro-denominated derivatives outside the bloc could fragment markets and cost EU customers 20 billion euros (£17.8 billion) a year, London Stock Exchange Chief Executive Xavier Rolet said on Tuesday.
PARIS European Union financial regulators will conduct a large-scale study of the cost and performance of mutual funds, a top regulator said on Tuesday.
LONDON Any binding Brexit transition agreement is unlikely before the first quarter of next year, too late to stop some banks in London from pressing the "relocate" button, a British financial services lobby group said on Tuesday.
LONDON Europe's leading asset management body has told the European Union that its plans for centralizing industry supervision could undermine the global appeal of EU-listed funds.
LONDON The Financial Conduct Authority said its proposals for listing state-controlled companies such as Saudi Aramco were in line with Britain's aim of London remaining a leading financial centre, raising concerns about whether they were robust enough.
LONDON The Financial Conduct Authority said its proposals for listing state-controlled companies such as Saudi Aramco were in line with Britain's aim of London remaining a leading financial center, raising concerns about whether they were robust enough.