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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

23 Feb 2018

NatWest Markets makes Q4 loss as RBS returns to profit

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.

22 Feb 2018

Barclays investment bank makes first Q4 loss in three years

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.

21 Feb 2018

MOVES-Nomura sets up financing and solutions units

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.

20 Feb 2018

MOVES-MUFG promotes Delattre to origination and distribution role

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.

19 Feb 2018

MOVES-Citi FX veteran Sinniah retires, Hewson promoted

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.

09 Feb 2018

MOVES-BAML names Cannon and King as co-heads of UK CIB

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.

09 Feb 2018

Intesa plans ramp up in DCM and loans

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.

06 Feb 2018

MOVE-Nordea promotes markets chief Rees to CFO

LONDON, Feb 6 (IFR) - Nordea has promoted Christopher Rees, head of its markets business, to become chief financial officer.

26 Jan 2018

Mideast slump drags on project finance

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.

24 Jan 2018

Despite US$33bn hit, US banks lick lips on tax reform

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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