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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.

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Exclusive - Amazon considering UK insurance comparison site: sources

LONDON Amazon.com Inc is sounding out some of Europe's top insurance firms to see if they would contribute products to a UK price comparison website in what would be a major foray by the U.S. online retail giant into the region's financial services.

7:00am BST

EXCLUSIVE-Amazon considering UK insurance comparison site - sources

LONDON, Aug 16 Amazon.com Inc is sounding out some of Europe's top insurance firms to see if they would contribute products to a UK price comparison website in what would be a major foray by the U.S. online retail giant into the region's financial services.

15 Aug 2018

RBS adds dividend appeal, some investors need convincing

LONDON Paying a dividend will broaden interest in Royal Bank of Scotland , but a sudden influx of new shareholders is unlikely given the British government's still dominant stake and as investors wait to ensure it can sustain the payout.

09 Aug 2018

L&G first-half operating profit up seven percent, eyes strong second half

LONDON Insurer Legal & General said first-half operating profit rose 7 percent, buoyed by gains across all units except weather-hit general insurance, and it expected to end the year even more strongly.

08 Aug 2018

Brexit jobs feast pushes up wages in Ireland's financial sector

DUBLIN/LONDON Ireland's allure as a post-Brexit base for global financial firms has driven wages for some roles considerably higher with some positions offering 15 percent more than a year ago.

08 Aug 2018

Quilter posts maiden H1 results, total assets up two percent

LONDON Wealth manager Quilter posted a 2 percent rise in total assets as it announced its maiden set of results as a standalone company, buoyed by net inflows of new client money.

07 Aug 2018

Sentiment, costs take shine off Hargreaves Lansdown FY

LONDON Waning confidence among investors and rising costs took the shine off a record-breaking year for British fund supermarket Hargreaves Lansdown , sending its shares more than 3 percent lower on Tuesday.

06 Aug 2018

Polar to base top risk officer, four others in Paris after Brexit - CEO

LONDON London-listed asset manager Polar Capital will initially base five staff in Paris when Britain leaves the European Union, including its top risk officer, its chief executive said.

02 Aug 2018

Aviva profit dips on disposals, Canada, weather

LONDON British insurer Aviva on Thursday posted a 2 percent dip in first-half operating profit, hit by disposal costs, weaker profits in Canada and a significant increase in weather related claims.

01 Aug 2018

Exclusive - Insurtech firm wefox in talks with suitors including Softbank: sources

LONDON Wefox, one of Europe's fastest-growing insurance technology firms, is close to settling on a new "triple-digit million" euro funding round, with Softbank's Vision Fund among the suitors, three sources familiar with the negotiations said.

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