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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

09 Nov 2017

Saudi Arabia faces battle to repatriate assets after corruption crackdown

DUBAI/ZURICH Saudi Arabia has announced it will confiscate money and assets held by dozens of top officials and businessmen detained in an anti-corruption crackdown. | Video

09 Nov 2017

Saudi Arabia faces battle to repatriate assets after corruption crackdown

DUBAI/ZURICH Saudi Arabia has announced it will confiscate money and assets held by dozens of top officials and businessmen detained in an anti-corruption crackdown. | Video

06 Nov 2017

Need help to buy a ship or jet? Credit Suisse looks to lure super-rich

LONDON/ZURICH The leap in assets at Credit Suisse's private bank to a record high this year has been aided by a key plank of the bank's new strategy: lending money to the world's ultra-wealthy.

02 Nov 2017

Credit Suisse stresses value in investment bank after break-up call

ZURICH Credit Suisse's chief executive underlined his determination to keep the group's investment bank in the face of a campaign by a hedge fund investor to split up Switzerland's second-biggest lender. | Video

02 Nov 2017

Credit Suisse Q3 net income 244 mln Sfr; CET1 ratio 13.2 pct

ZURICH, Nov 2 Credit Suisse on Thursday reported 244 million Swiss francs ($244.2 million) in third-quarter net income, the first time Switzerland's second-biggest bank has posted three consecutive profitable quarters under Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam.

01 Nov 2017

BTG Pactual has no plans to cash in $300 mln EFG gain -source

ZURICH/SAO PAULO, Nov 1 Grupo BTG Pactual SA is not considering selling its stake in Swiss private bank EFG International, a source with knowledge of the matter said despite its value rising by more $300 million since it received the shares a year ago.

27 Oct 2017

UBS cautions gains from wealthy client activity may not last

ZURICH A pick-up at UBS's core wealth management business is likely to weaken in the final months of 2017 as clients withdraw money to take part in tax amnesty programs, the world's biggest private bank said. | Video

20 Oct 2017

Activist investor RBR wants to build $1 billion stake in Credit Suisse

ZURICH Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors wants to expand its stake in Credit Suisse to 1 billion Swiss francs (769.83 million pounds), as the hedge fund pushes to spin off the Swiss lender's investment bank and asset management business.

19 Oct 2017

Activist RBR wants Credit Suisse to float asset management unit, investment bank

ZURICH Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors wants Credit Suisse to float its asset management business and investment bank, valuing them at more than 20 billion Swiss francs (£15.5 billion) when split from the rest of the bank, according to a presentation reviewed by Reuters.

19 Oct 2017

Activist RBR wants Credit Suisse to float asset management unit, investment bank -presentation

ZURICH, Oct 19 Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors wants Credit Suisse to float its asset management business and investment bank, according to a presentation reviewed by Reuters.

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