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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 Apr 2018

European shares mark fourth week of gains; Ericsson shines

MILAN/LONDON European shares held steady on Friday at the end of a strong week as a rally in commodities softened, although strong earnings updates boosted shares in Ericsson and Telia .

19 Apr 2018

Shire, commodity stocks lift FTSE to 10-week high

MILAN/LONDON The UK's top share index rose on Thursday as surging crude oil prices boosted commodity stocks and Shire's shares jumped as bid talk heated up.

18 Apr 2018

Miners power European shares as earnings season gathers pace

LONDON/MILAN European shares rose to fresh seven-week highs on Wednesday, helped by well-received company results and a rally in mining stocks on the back of soaring metal prices.

17 Apr 2018

ABF shines on FTSE as blue chips shrug off sterling strength

LONDON Britain's FTSE 100 advanced on Thursday as sterling retreated from its highest level since the Brexit vote, while focus turned from geopolitical risks to corporate earnings that were largely supportive.

16 Apr 2018

FTSE dips after Syria strike; WPP falls on Sorrel exit

LONDON UK shares eased on Monday morning, with two corporate events taking centre stage: CEO Martin Sorrell's exit from advertising company WPP and U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management raising its stake in hotel and coffee-shop operator Whitbread.

13 Apr 2018

FTSE under pressure as Sage sinks

LONDON A plunge in software firm Sage's shares put pressure on Britain's top share index on Friday, while a rising pound weighed on big overseas earners.

12 Apr 2018

Sterling strength, geopolitics outweigh M&A activity on FTSE

LONDON A spate of dealmaking and strong financial stocks were outweighed by anxiety over the Syrian conflict and a rising pound on Thursday, keeping Britain's FTSE 100 flat.

11 Apr 2018

European shares pull back on Syria tensions; strong update lifts Tesco

LONDON/MILAN European shares fell on Wednesday in a broad-based pullback as rising tensions over Syria added to market worries, although solid results from Tesco and strength among telecoms stocks were a bright spot.

10 Apr 2018

Miners boost FTSE 100 to six-week high as trade tensions ease

LONDON Recovering mining stocks boosted Britain's top share index to its highest in six weeks on Tuesday, as concerns around global trade continued to ease.

09 Apr 2018

FTSE inches up, Russia-exposed stocks tumble

LONDON Worries over global trade took a backseat as Britain's top share index advanced on Monday, though stocks with links to Russia fell on further U.S. sanctions.

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