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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.

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19 Feb 2018

Investors expect payback now Lloyds freed from state shackles

LONDON Lloyds investors are expecting a share buy-back and a three-year plan centred on digital investment and growing its insurance and wealth businesses when the British bank reports on Wednesday.

16 Feb 2018

FCA refuses to publish report on RBS

LONDON Britain's financial watchdog said it would not publish the full report into Royal Bank of Scotland Group's treatment of small businesses, but instead sent a copy of the report to lawmakers on Friday.

13 Feb 2018

Lloyds and RBS set ethnic targets for top roles

(In February 12 story corrects to "nearly double" from "more than triple", paragraph 3)

07 Feb 2018

RBS denies MP's allegation it 'misled' politicians

LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland on Tuesday denied a British lawmaker's allegation that its executives misled a parliamentary committee over the extent to which the bank mistreated small businesses during and after the financial crisis.

05 Feb 2018

Banks in Britain and U.S. ban Bitcoin buying with credit cards

LONDON Banks in Britain and the United States have banned the use of credit cards to buy Bitcoin and other "cryptocurrencies", fearing a plunge in their value will leave customers unable to repay their debts. | Video

01 Feb 2018

Melrose and target GKN trade blows in bid battle

LONDON Melrose Industries pressed the case for its 7.2 billion pound ($10.2 billion) hostile bid for British engineer GKN on Thursday, ruling out a "hasty separation" of GKN's automotive and aerospace if it won control.

30 Jan 2018

RBS restructuring arm did not turn around 'vast majority' of businesses - CEO

LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland's restructuring business did not turn around the "vast majority" of small businesses it worked with, Chief Executive Ross McEwan said on Tuesday in response to lawmakers' questions.

30 Jan 2018

RBS restructuring arm did not turn around 'vast majority' of businesses - CEO

LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland's restructuring business did not turn around the "vast majority" of small businesses it worked with, Chief Executive Ross McEwan said on Tuesday in response to lawmakers' questions.

29 Jan 2018

KPMG's audits of Carillion to be investigated - watchdog

LONDON Britain's Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has opened an investigation into KPMG's auditing of the now-collapsed Carillion covering the years 2014 to 2017, the watchdog said on Monday. | Video

29 Jan 2018

Growing credit card conundrum fuels British bank concerns

LONDON Britain's banks are booking future credit card income long before it materialises, prompting concerns about the accounting practice among regulators, investors and analysts.

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