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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

11 Jul 2018

Indivior warning on anti-opioid drug competition sends shares tumbling

British drugmaker Indivior warned on Wednesday it would miss its full-year profit target as its best-selling opioid addiction drug faces new competitors in the United States, sending its shares down 37 percent.

10 Jul 2018

UK private equity firm ends Chinese aerospace sale after regulator probe

UK private equity firm Better Capital PCC Ltd's sale of airplane parts firm Northern Aerospace Ltd to a Chinese buyer has fallen through after regulators did not issue approval by Monday following a probe into national security concerns.

05 Jul 2018

Glencore gives shares $1 billion buyback lift after U.S. subpoena

Commodities trader and miner Glencore will buy back shares worth $1 billion (756.14 million pounds) in a move analysts said looked timed to soothe investor nerves just two days after a subpoena from U.S authorities rattled the stock.

03 Jul 2018

Union Unite sues collapsed Carillion on behalf of ex-workers

Britain's biggest labour union said on Tuesday it has launched legal action against Carillion on behalf of former workers of the company whose jobs were made redundant following the collapse of the British outsourcer in January.

29 Jun 2018

Indivior gets breather after court extends order blocking generic rival

Indivior Plc got a breather on Friday as a U.S. court extended a restraining order blocking a rival from launching a generic version of its bestselling opioid addiction treatment in the United States.

15 Jun 2018

UK's Indivior will fight U.S. FDA's approval for copycat drug

Britain's Indivior on Friday vowed to pursue all legal options and seek an immediate injunction against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision to approve the first copycat versions of its best-selling opioid addiction treatment.

06 Jun 2018

Plastics packager RPC's spending plans send shares tumbling

European plastic packaging leader RPC is stepping up investments to take advantage of strong demand in China, betting that its scale and technological know-how will allow it to take share from rivals even as recycling regulations bite.

05 Jun 2018

Johnston Press shares hit record low as new data rules bite

British regional newspaper publisher Johnston Press Plc said European changes to data privacy rules were hitting its online advertising revenue, hammering its shares and threatening the one area of reliable growth for the industry. | Video

04 Jun 2018

DS Smith to buy Europac for $2.2 billion as paper deals accelerate

UK-based packaging group DS Smith Plc has offered to buy Spanish rival Europac for 1.9 billion euros (1.64 billion pounds) including debt to bolster its position in western Europe's fast-growing packaging market.

30 May 2018

De La Rue says on the mend after Brexit passport blow

British banknote and passports maker De La Rue said the sale of its struggling paper business and investments in new technology would help it recover from a plunge in profits due in part to a failure to win a post-Brexit passports contract.

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