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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

18 Jul 2017

Just Group's sales lifted by retirement income products

LONDON Britain's Just Group , which sells financial products for retirement, reported a 3 percent increase in new business in the first half, and said it was speeding up its plan to cut costs.

17 Jul 2017

New UK listing rules set to attract state companies beyond Aramco

LONDON Proposed changes to Britain's listing regime are likely to attract a series of state-backed companies to London's stock markets as governments in oil rich states prepare for a wave of asset sales. | Video

17 Jul 2017

FCA to probe online retail funds 'supermarkets'

LONDON Britain's markets watchdog will study whether online funds platforms that dominate the retail investment market are doing all they can to offer customers a good deal.

14 Jul 2017

Canadian pension funds sell Britain's High Speed 1 rail link

LONDON Two leading Canadian pension funds have agreed to sell their stakes in Britain's High Speed 1 (HS1) rail project to a consortium of funds including HICL Infrastructure and South Korea's National Pension Service.

12 Jul 2017

Credit market a bigger systemic risk than during 2008 crisis: Bank of England

LONDON European corporate bond markets could prove a bigger source of market instability during the next big shock than during the 2008 financial crisis, a study by the Bank of England showed.

12 Jul 2017

UK watchdog may intervene as people cash in pensions

LONDON People withdrawing retirement savings early has become the norm in Britain, its financial markets watchdog said on Wednesday, highlighting that some may get low returns as a result and intervention might be needed.

12 Jul 2017

Britain's financial watchdog flags concerns about 'pension freedoms'

LONDON Britain's financial markets watchdog on Wednesday flagged a number of concerns about the way people are using their retirement savings since the introduction of new rules in 2015.

30 Jun 2017

Investors slowly start to push climate change up their agenda

LONDON/OSLO Investors are slowly starting to push companies to reduce their carbon footprint and help the world meet targets on limiting global warming that were agreed in the 2015 Paris climate talks.

30 Jun 2017

Investors slowly start to push climate change up their agenda

LONDON/OSLO Investors are slowly starting to push companies to reduce their carbon footprint and help the world meet targets on limiting global warming that were agreed in the 2015 Paris climate talks.

29 Jun 2017

UK pension consultants get brief reprieve from competition probe

LONDON British pensions consultants got a brief stay of execution from a competition review on Wednesday but are still likely to face a probe later this year after the country's financial watchdog rejected their defence.

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