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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

21 Feb 2018

Glencore, Lloyds lift FTSE as investors hail earnings

LONDON Britain's FTSE 100 outperformed its European peers on Wednesday as solid earnings from Glencore and Lloyds gave a boost to miners and financial shares, helping lift the blue-chip index into positive territory after earlier losses.

21 Feb 2018

European shares recoup losses as miners, financials rise

LONDON European shares closed in positive territory on Wednesday, recouping earlier losses as Wall Street opened higher and upbeat earnings published by Lloyds and Glencore gave a boost to financial stocks and miners.

16 Feb 2018

FTSE gets back on its feet after four-week losing streak

LONDON The UK's top share index closed higher on Friday and ended its first positive week since the middle of January.

15 Feb 2018

Cyclicals, South Africa-exposed stocks help steady FTSE 100

LONDON A rally in miners and stocks exposed to South Africa helped Britain's top share index close higher for a second day in a row on Thursday, stabilising after last week's hefty sell-off.

14 Feb 2018

FTSE 100 shrugs off inflation fears to drive higher

LONDON Strong financials and commodities stocks drove the FTSE 100 higher on Wednesday as investors shrugged off a hotly-anticipated data release showing higher than expected U.S. inflation.

13 Feb 2018

Commodities help FTSE 100 outperform European stocks

LONDON A recovery among commodities stocks helped Britain's top share index outperform European peers on Tuesday, though it came under pressure from a firmer pound after some stronger-than-expected inflation data.

09 Feb 2018

Worst week since 2016 for FTSE as market remains turbulent

LONDON British stocks dropped on Friday, posting their worst week in two years as a global sell-off pulled down shares in the most volatile sectors.

08 Feb 2018

FTSE slides after BOE meeting as pound pops higher

MILAN/LONDON The UK's top share index fell on Thursday after the Bank of England raised the prospect of higher interest rates, sending the pound higher which weighed on big British overseas earners.

07 Feb 2018

Financials help FTSE 100 off 10-month lows

LONDON Britain's major share index came close to recovering from a brutal global sell-off on Wednesday, rising from 10-month lows as shares in financials gained ground.

05 Feb 2018

Inflation threat deepens European equity sell-off

LONDON European stocks suffered a sharp sell-off on Monday as growing inflation expectations and rising bond yields took their toll on equity markets.

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