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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 Sep 2017

US banks see 15%-20% slide in Q3 trading

LONDON, Sept 13 (IFR) - Investment banks are going through another weak quarter in markets that could see trading revenues fall 15%-20% from a year ago and revive concerns about the long-term health of fixed income and equities desks.

13 Sep 2017

MOVES-Barclays hires Weir for asset finance trading

LONDON, Sept 13 (IFR) - Barclays has hired Matt Weir from Goldman Sachs to head asset finance trading within its new financing resource management - or FiRM - division that aims to improve the bank's returns and better manage its capital and financial resources.

12 Sep 2017

Goldman sees US$5bn of revenue growth, including in FICC

LONDON, Sept 12 (IFR) - Goldman Sachs expects to increase annual revenues by at least US$5bn by filling client gaps in its troubled fixed income business, ramping up its new consumer bank and several other measures, the Wall Street bank said in a rare look "under the hood".

12 Sep 2017

Barclays to step up fixed income, equity financing

LONDON, Sept 12 (IFR) - Barclays plans to step up financing in its corporate and investment bank, particularly in fixed income and equity, as part of its plan to improve returns in the business.

07 Sep 2017

Fenergo hires 300 as banks step up mid-office overhaul

LONDON (IFR) - Financial technology firm Fenergo is doubling its staff as banks sign up for its software to "onboard" clients and carry out compliance and due diligence more easily - further evidence of the technology shaking up capital markets.

06 Sep 2017

MOVES-StanChart names 3 regional vice-chairs for CIB

LONDON, Sept 6 (IFR) - Standard Chartered has appointed three regional vice-chairs for its corporate and institutional banking business, tasked with developing its key client relationships.

05 Sep 2017

MOVES-Citi hires Massey for futures and clearing role

LONDON, Sept 5 (IFR) - Citigroup has hired Jason Massey from Morgan Stanley to head sales for futures, clearing and collateral in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

05 Sep 2017

Norway pension fund plans big changes for bond portfolio

LONDON, Sept 4 (IFR) - Norway's US$990bn sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, plans radical changes to its fixed income portfolio by cutting corporate and emerging market bonds from the benchmark index it uses, and shortening maturities.

05 Sep 2017

MOVES-Deutsche hires Nielsen for digital role in CIB

LONDON, September 5 (IFR) - Deutsche Bank has hired Thomas Nielsen as chief digital officer for its global transaction banking business within its corporate and investment bank.

09 Aug 2017

Wholesale banking revenues down 23% from pre-crisis

LONDON, Aug 9 (IFR) - Global wholesale banking revenues have fallen by 23%, or US$70bn, in the decade since the financial crisis, and returns on equity have halved for firms, according to consultancy Oliver Wyman.

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