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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 Nov 2017

Bankers shifting from London after Brexit may face lower pay

LONDON Bankers relocating from London to other European financial hubs following Britain's exit from the European Union could face lower pay packages, according to an industry survey published on Friday by compensation consultant Emolument.

17 Nov 2017

Bankers shifting from London after Brexit may face lower pay

LONDON, Nov 17 Bankers relocating from London to other European financial hubs following Britain's exit from the European Union could face lower pay packages, according to an industry survey published on Friday by compensation consultant Emolument.

17 Nov 2017

Nationwide warns of market share squeeze as profit falls

LONDON Britain's Nationwide Building Society reported a 4 percent fall in half-year profit on Friday, a second consecutive period of decline that it attributed to low interest rates and tough competition in the mortgage market.

16 Nov 2017

Virgin Money shares fall 5 percent on revised mortgage guidance

LONDON Virgin Money shares fell 5 percent on Thursday as the bank said its share of the mortgage market would be at the low end of its previously predicted range and that its net interest margin would also shrink.

15 Nov 2017

Legal & General launches ETF foray with Canvas platform deal

LONDON Legal & General (L&G) , the owner of Britain's biggest fund manager, has staked its claim for a slice of the growing market for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with a deal to buy Europe-focused platform Canvas.

14 Nov 2017

Japan's MUFG hires 180 staff in London in Europe expansion drive

LONDON Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) is hiring staff in London in a drive to expand its investment banking operations across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and boost income outside its home market, a senior executive said.

10 Nov 2017

StanChart agrees extension of U.S. sanctions scrutiny

LONDON Standard Chartered said it faces a further extension of its U.S. deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) until July next year, in a sign it has yet to improve its sanctions compliance to the satisfaction of U.S. authorities.

06 Nov 2017

UK's Aldermore agrees $1.3 billion takeover by FirstRand

LONDON South African lender FirstRand has agreed a 1.1 billion pound ($1.3 billion) takeover of British banking newcomer Aldermore Group to boost its business in developed markets.

03 Nov 2017

Advisory work a bright spot amid European banks' trading woes

LONDON Fees from advising companies on merger and funding deals proved a relative bright spot in an otherwise dismal third quarter for European investment banks, which like their U.S. rivals saw trading revenues plunge.

02 Nov 2017

If rates rise, hangover looms for some Britons after 10-year credit binge

LONDON Millions of Britons are set to experience the first interest rate rise of their adult lives on Thursday, and for some of those who loaded up on cheap credit to pay for cars or cards, that could spell trouble.

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