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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

19 Sep 2018

Danske Bank CEO quits over $234 billion money laundering scandal

COPENHAGEN Danske Bank's chief executive Thomas Borgen resigned on Wednesday after an investigation revealed payments totaling 200 billion euros ($234 billion) through its small Estonian branch, many of which the bank said were suspicious. | Video

19 Sep 2018

Danske Bank set to shed light on Russian money flows to Europe

COPENHAGEN Danske Bank will on Wednesday lift the lid on how billions of euros from Russia and ex-Soviet states flowed through its accounts in Estonia, the latest scandal to highlight Europe's inability to tackle alleged money-laundering.

18 Sep 2018

Novo Nordisk lays off 400 staff in research & development unit

COPENHAGEN Novo Nordisk, the world's top maker of diabetes drugs, said on Tuesday it will lay off 400 staff in Denmark and China in order to divert funding toward investment in biological and technological innovation.

18 Sep 2018

Shares in jeweller Pandora jump on takeover report

COPENHAGEN Shares in Danish jeweller Pandora jumped as much as 10 percent on Tuesday following a media report that private equity funds are studying a potential takeover bid.

30 Aug 2018

Maersk Tankers tests wind power to fuel ships

COPENHAGEN Maersk Tankers is testing the use of wind power to fuel its ships, a new technology it says can cut fuel consumption by up to 10 percent and help the industry reduce polluting emissions.

22 Aug 2018

'Renewable majors' will pioneer green energy transition, says Orsted CEO

COPENHAGEN, Aug 22 Danish offshore wind specialist Orsted aims to become one of a handful of future "renewable majors" that will lead a global transition from fossil fuels to green energy, the company's chief executive said.

17 Aug 2018

Denmark's Maersk to spin off drilling, hand Total shares to investors

COPENHAGEN A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Friday it would spin off its offshore drilling operation and list it in Copenhagen next year, the latest move by the Danish shipping company to focus entirely on transport and logistics. | Video

16 Aug 2018

Carlsberg sales boosted by World Cup, raises 2018 outlook

COPENHAGEN Danish brewer Carlsberg raised its full year profit outlook on Thursday after second-quarter sales beat forecasts on growing demand for its expensive beers in China and strong sales in Russia during the World Cup.

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