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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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20 Jun 2016

India opens the door for Apple retail with new FDI rules

MUMBAI Apple Inc could open its first stores in India and might eventually start manufacturing in the country under new foreign investment rules for retailers outlined on Monday.

15 Jun 2016

India dials back chip ambitions as investors spurn plant funding

MUMBAI India's ambitious plan to be a major player in semiconductors, taking on the Chinese and churning out locally-made chips for a new generation of smartphone users, has proved to be a little too ambitious.

14 Jun 2016

RBI eases stressed asset restructuring rules

MUMBAI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) relaxed guidelines on Monday for lenders restructuring large stressed loans, in a move that could allow banks to more effectively manage bad loans.

24 May 2016

More challenges than cheer for Apple chief on Asia tour

MUMBAI/BEIJING With slowing iPhone sales in China, Apple Inc is having to take India more seriously, but investors hoping for a stock price fillip from CEO Tim Cook's week-long Asia trip instead were given a taste of the daunting challenges that lie ahead.

21 May 2016

Apple boss to meet India's Modi and his gold iPhone

MUMBAI When Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook meets Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this weekend as part of an Asian tour aimed at boosting sales, he will sit down with a man whose penchant for a selfie - often using his gold iPhone - can get him into trouble. | Video

21 May 2016

Apple boss Cook meets PM Modi to plot India strategy

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI Apple Inc chief Tim Cook met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, concluding a four-day trip to India that could set the stage for Apple's expansion plans in one of the world's fastest growing smartphone markets. | Video

18 May 2016

Apple boss Cook to tap Indian software talent during maiden visit

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Apple Inc will set up a software laboratory in India to help Indian startups and developers working on the company's iOS platform, Apple said hours after Chief Executive Tim Cook began his first official visit to the country.

17 May 2016

Apple boss Cook to tap Indian software talent during maiden visit

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI, May 17 Apple Inc is set to announce plans to expand its Indian software development centre and build an accelerator programme for local start-ups, two sources aware of the investment said on Tuesday, hours before Chief Executive Tim Cook's maiden visit.

17 May 2016

Apple's Cook will visit India this week, to meet PM Modi - sources

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook will visit India this week and meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the second leg of his Asian tour, two sources familiar with the matter said, as the company seeks to revive sluggish iPhone sales.

11 May 2016

India to tax Mauritius investments for first time since 1983

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India will start imposing capital gains tax on investments coming from Mauritius starting next year, after the two countries agreed to amend a three-decade old treaty that brought in billions of dollars in investment but was suspected of abetting tax evasion.

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