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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 May 2018

Global insurers review business after U.S. exit from Iran deal

Global insurers are taking stock of how the U.S. withdrawal from an international agreement to deny Tehran nuclear weapons, and threatened sanctions against companies that do business with Iran, could affect them.

18 May 2018

Global insurers review business after U.S. exit from Iran deal

Global insurers are taking stock of how the U.S. withdrawal from an international agreement to deny Tehran nuclear weapons, and threatened sanctions against companies that do business with Iran, could affect them.

17 May 2018

British watchdog puts Financial.org on investor alert list

LONDON Britain's financial markets watchdog said on Thursday it had put UK-registered firm Financial.org on an investor alert list, warning investors from dealings with the company.

10 May 2018

U.S. asset manager MFS picks Luxembourg as post-Brexit EU hub

LONDON U.S. asset manager MFS Investment Management said it will seek permission to create a European Union hub in Luxembourg as it positions itself for Britain's exit from the bloc.

09 May 2018

Zurich Insurance plays down M&A talk as first quarter premiums beat

ZURICH/LONDON Zurich Insurance has no plans for a big merger, it said on Wednesday, despite speculation of a pick-up in dealmaking in the industry and that the Swiss company could get involved.

04 May 2018

Insurers hit shift button despite Brexit grace period

LONDON Lloyd's of London, AIG, Allianz and other insurers are ignoring assurances and establishing new hubs in Britain and the European Union before Brexit in March 2019 to ensure access to customers.

24 Apr 2018

Global insurers plan to ramp up private equity investments - Goldman

LONDON/NEW YORK Thirty-two percent of insurers plan to maintain or increase their investments in private equity in the next 12 months to boost returns, a survey of 300 executives overseeing more than $10 trillion in insurance assets showed on Tuesday.

23 Apr 2018

Europe's pension problem spurs return of veteran investors

LONDON British pensions specialist Clive Cowdery has raised $2 billion (1.4 billion pounds) in commitments from investors for a new fund to buy up life insurance policies from companies struggling to make enough money to cover long-term payouts, sources told Reuters.

20 Apr 2018

Old Mutual to list emerging market, UK fund units in June

LONDON Old Mutual said on Friday that the next stage of a planned break-up of the Anglo-South African financial services group would take place in June with the listing of its emerging market and UK asset management units.

19 Apr 2018

Britain's FCA sends 'Dear CEO' letter to preference share issuers

LONDON Britain's financial regulator on Thursday published a letter to issuers of listed irredeemable preference shares, urging them to ensure their investors have all information necessary to properly assess the risks and rewards attached to such shares.

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