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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MILAN European shares fell on Friday as a dramatic fall in the Turkish lira jolted markets, with banks such as Spain's BBVA and Italy's UniCredit hit by worries over their exposure to Turkey.
LONDON Britain's top share index fell on Thursday as several heavyweight stocks went ex-dividend, while disappointing earnings sent travel operator TUI down sharply.
MILAN The risk of trade barriers and slowing global business activity has kept the European equity market in check this year.
MILAN The UK's top share index rose for a fourth day in a row on Wednesday, helped by strong financials and exporters bolstered by a weaker pound, while a lowered outlook hit bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair.
LONDON/MILAN Italian stock and bond markets, recovering from a torrid spring selloff, will be put to the test again during an event-risk-packed September and October that local media have dubbed "Autunno Caldo" -- hot autumn.
MILAN Britain's top share index rose on Tuesday as miners and oil stocks tracked rising commodity prices, although some disappointing updates including from Intertek and Hargreaves kept a lid on gains.
MILAN Britain's top share index ticked higher on Monday as energy stocks tracked rising oil prices, while HSBC fell after its earnings update failed to impress.
LONDON The UK's top share index climbed on Friday as cyclical stocks recovered thanks to a respite from trade and Brexit worries, while results from Mondi and RBS were well-received.
MILAN/LONDON Hopes that the United States and China would avert a trade war lifted global stock markets on Tuesday and helped British shares close on a six-week high and post a monthly gain for July.
MILAN European stocks rose to fresh six-week highs on Friday, helped by an easing of fears over U.S tariffs and some solid company results.
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