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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LONDON, Feb 23 (IFR) - NatWest Markets made a £159m operating loss in its core business in the fourth quarter after a 10% fall in income from a year earlier as it suffered from the same "challenging market conditions" that hurt trading at bigger rivals.
LONDON, Feb 22 (IFR) - Barclays' corporate and investment bank made a loss in the final quarter for the first time in three years, as income fell in trading, equities and banking and it took a loss on UK construction firm Carillion.
LONDON, Feb 21 (IFR) - Japan's Nomura is creating new client financing and solutions businesses in each of the international regions in its wholesale bank, as part of a push to expand financing, capital and hedging for clients.
LONDON, Feb 20 (IFR) - Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has beefed up its origination and distribution (O&D) team with the appointment of Emmanuel Delattre as joint global coordinator for O&D.
LONDON, Feb 19 (IFR) - Citigroup has promoted Sam Hewson to global head of electronic FX solutions, to replace veteran Bernie Sinniah, who is retiring after 38 years at the US bank in a number of foreign exchange roles.
LONDON, Feb 9 (IFR) - Bank of America Merrill Lynch has hired Matt Cannon from Morgan Stanley to co-head its corporate and investment banking in the UK and Ireland, alongside Richard King.
LONDON, Feb 9 (IFR) - Intesa Sanpaolo plans a “significant expansion” in its debt capital markets and syndicated loans business in Europe, Middle East and Africa under a new four-year strategic plan to increase revenues.
LONDON, Feb 6 (IFR) - Nordea has promoted Christopher Rees, head of its markets business, to become chief financial officer.
LONDON, Jan 26 (IFR) - Loans for project finance fell 14% to US$230bn last year as activity in the Middle East fell by three-quarters from 2016, according to data from Thomson Reuters.
LONDON, Jan 24 (IFR) - Just whisper it among European bank executives, but US bank chiefs reckon changes to US taxes are going to make them stronger and able to more aggressively hire from rivals and invest in technology.
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