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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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16 Sep 2017

Small creditors use India's new bankruptcy rules to put the squeeze on big players

MUMBAI In late June, one of India's top wind power equipment makers, Inox Wind Ltd, was dragged into insolvency courts by a logistics handler over unpaid dues of $88,000. Two weeks on, the matter was settled, with dues paid off.

06 Sep 2017

SEBI calls for new ways to manage foreign inflows

MUMBAI A senior official at India's capital markets regulator warned on Wednesday about the impact of "huge" foreign investments on the rupee and called for ways to manage the inflows through "a calibrated system."

01 Sep 2017

Old Mumbai building overdue for demolition collapses, killing 22

MUMBAI A 117-year-old condemned building collapsed in Mumbai on Thursday after torrential rains this week, killing at least 22 people, with about 10 other people feared trapped, police and fire official said. | Video

31 Aug 2017

India cenbank chief Patel warns against farm loan waivers

MUMBAI Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel on Thursday reiterated his warnings about the consequences of waiving farm loans for distressed farmers, saying it led to higher government spending and had an adverse impact on lenders.

31 Aug 2017

RBI chief Urjit Patel warns against farm loan waivers

MUMBAI Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel on Thursday reiterated his warnings about the consequences of waiving farm loans for distressed farmers, saying it led to higher government spending and had an adverse impact on lenders.

25 Aug 2017

Infosys names former chief Nilekani as chairman, defusing feud with founders

MUMBAI Indian IT services firm Infosys named Nandan Nilekani, one of its founders and former heads, as chairman on Thursday in a bid to end a lengthy feud between the board and the company's founders.

19 Aug 2017

Infosys approves up to $2 billion buyback of shares

MUMBAI India's second-biggest IT firm Infosys said on Saturday it will buy back shares worth up to 130 billion rupees ($2 billion), a day after Vishal Sikka resigned as chief executive after a long-running feud with the company's founders.

13 Aug 2017

Sixty children die in Uttar Pradesh hospital amid furore over oxygen supplies

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Sixty children have died at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh this week, prompting local media to blame the fatalities on a lack of oxygen supplies. | Video

10 Aug 2017

RBI may need to drain up to $22 billion as inflows add to excess liquidity

MUMBAI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will likely have to drain up to $22 billion in excess liquidity from the financial system as surging foreign investments forces the central bank to absorb the dollar inflows and sell rupees to cap gains in the local currency.

17 Jul 2017

Resolving regulatory probe of NSE is top priority: CEO

MUMBAI The new chief executive of India's embattled National Stock Exchange (NSE) said on Monday his immediate priority was to resolve a regulatory investigation facing the country's largest bourse and improve relations with stakeholders.

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