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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

20 Oct 2017

Ericsson, Volvo lead European stocks in earnings driven session

LONDON Ericsson and Volvo led European shares higher on Friday with well-received earnings reports during a session where financials and tech stocks also outperformed.

19 Oct 2017

European shares fall on Catalonia standoff, disappointing Q3 earnings

LONDON European shares fell across the board on Thursday as Spain's political showdown with Catalonia deepened, and a batch of third-quarter results brought some disappointments for investors.

18 Oct 2017

European shares rise as third-quarter earnings roll in, Catalonia weighs on IBEX

LONDON European shares opened slightly higher on Wednesday as a flurry of fresh third-quarter results came in, though politics kept Spanish equities in negative territory.

17 Oct 2017

FTSE inches down, Merlin collapses on poor summer trading

LONDON British shares edged lower on Tuesday, with a flurry of trading updates driving sharp swings in individual stocks including tourist attractions operator Merlin Entertainments, which plummeted after disappointing summer sales.

13 Oct 2017

FTSE retreats from record as pound, GKN weigh

LONDON Britain's major share index ended Friday within touching distance of the previous session's record close, boosted by a late rally in mining stocks but dragged down by gains in the pound and a profit warning from engineering group GKN.

12 Oct 2017

European shares trade sideways, Just Eat and Lufthansa shine

LONDON European shares traded sideways in morning deals on Thursday despite new highs in Asia and on Wall Street, with financial shares being the biggest burden and Just Eat the top performer after its merger with Hungryhouse got provisional clearance.

10 Oct 2017

European bourses brace for crucial Catalan meeting after close

LONDON European bourses ended the day slightly lower on Tuesday as investors braced themselves for a possible unilateral declaration of independence at the Catalan parliament, which, it is anticipated, would lead to turmoil on Spanish markets and beyond.

09 Oct 2017

DAX, IBEX push European shares higher as Catalonia worries ease

LONDON European shares rose on Monday, with Germany's DAX touching a new record high and Spain's IBEX its highest for a week, as political risk concerns over Catalonia eased a day after a demonstration in Barcelona against independence.

06 Oct 2017

FTSE at two-month peak as sterling falters

LONDON British shares edged higher on Friday and held to their highest level in two months as political uncertainties linked to Theresa's May's premiership pushed the pound lower, giving a boost to dollar-earning groups such as pharma stocks.

05 Oct 2017

Sterling slide boosts Britain's FTSE, basic resources, oil stocks jump

LONDON A sharp fall in sterling boosted Britain's main share index on Thursday, with basic resources and oil and gas stocks contributing most to the upswing.

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