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 Hedge funds have trimmed bets on a fall in shares of Clariant , just as activist investor Corvex increases pressure on the Swiss chemicals company to ditch a $20 billion M&A deal with rival Huntsman .
LONDON Around 10,000 finance jobs will be shifted out of Britain or created overseas in the next few years if the UK is denied access to Europe's single market, according to a Reuters survey of firms employing the bulk of workers in international finance. | Video
LONDON, Sept 15 Four major asset managers said on Friday they no longer planned to ask clients to pick up the bill for external investment research when new European Union rules come into force in January 2018.
MILAN/LONDON Tyremaker Pirelli has given up on what sources say was an initial valuation goal of 9 billion euros (8.00 billion pounds) ahead of its return to Milan's stock market next month, after several fund managers baulked at paying such a lofty price.
MILAN/LONDON Tyremaker Pirelli may struggle to get the 9 billion-euro ($11 billion) valuation sought by its owners on its return to Milan's stock market next month, with several fund managers saying they will not invest if it is valued at more than 7.5 billion euros.
MILAN/LONDON, Sept 14 Tyremaker Pirelli may struggle to get the 9 billion-euro ($11 billion) valuation sought by its owners on its return to Milan's stock market next month, with several fund managers saying they will not invest if it is valued at more than 7.5 billion euros.
LONDON Emerging markets-focused asset manager Ashmore reported a return to net inflows for the first time since 2013 on Thursday, although client demand and underlying profit growth lagged expectations and sent its shares lower.
LONDON Listed British companies will have to justify the gap in salaries between their average worker and chief executive under proposed new rules that fall short of Prime Minister Theresa May's initial plan to tackle soaring executive pay.
Fund supermarket Hargreaves Lansdown cancelled a planned special dividend on Friday after Britain's financial regulator said the company needed to shore up its capital base, sending its shares lower.
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