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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

17 Jul 2018

TalkTalk, Royal Mail earnings spice up FTSE 100 trading

LONDON Britain's top share index climbed on Tuesday as encouraging results flowed in from companies including Royal Mail and TalkTalk, though uncertainty over Brexit capped gains.

17 Jul 2018

European shares take heart from Powell testimony as earnings flow in

MILAN/LONDON European shares rose on Tuesday in a choppy session, as stocks were buoyed by upbeat comments in Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's testimony amid a batch of mixed company updates.

16 Jul 2018

Pound, China data put pressure on FTSE

LONDON The UK's top share index retreated on Monday as a stronger pound weighed while soft China data hit miners amid persistent worries over global trade.

13 Jul 2018

FTSE off highs as sterling boost softens

LONDON Britain's top share index ended off earlier highs on Friday, as the pound recovered after Donald Trump said he looked forward to finalising a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain.

11 Jul 2018

European shares end winning streak as U.S.-China trade dispute ramps up

LONDON European stocks fell on Wednesday as an escalation in the U.S.-China trade dispute brought a six-session winning streak to an end.

10 Jul 2018

FTSE holds its ground as May hangs on, Ocado shines

LONDON The UK's top share index held its ground on Tuesday as investors kept an eye on upcoming corporate results while assessing whether Prime Minister Theresa May would be able to hang on to power and deliver a smooth exit from the European Union.

06 Jul 2018

European shares buoyant, shrugging off trade war worries

LONDON European shares climbed on Friday as traders said an escalating trade dispute between the United States and China - with U.S. tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports taking effect and China immediately retaliating - was factored in to prices. | Video

06 Jul 2018

Britain's FTSE inches higher, shrugging off trade tensions

LONDON The UK's top share index rose on Friday, shrugging off any worries over global trade after U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods took effect.

05 Jul 2018

European shares rise as U.S. tariff suspension hopes boost autos

LONDON European shares gained a boost on Thursday as hopes of a softening in U.S. trade rhetoric lifted the car sector, though trading remained cautious ahead of a U.S. deadline to impose tariffs on Chinese goods. | Video

04 Jul 2018

Trade keeps pressure on FTSE as miners, big oil fall

LONDON Britain's top share index lost some ground on Wednesday, weighed down by weakness among miners and energy stocks, though investors cheered Sainsbury's trading update.

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