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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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14 Aug 2017

India's retail inflation picks up for first time in four months

NEW DELHI India's annual consumer price inflation picked up in July after easing for three straight months as a decline in food prices abated, but it remained well below the central bank's central target.

14 Aug 2017

India July wholesale inflation rate picks up for first time in five months

NEW DELHI India's wholesale price inflation rate picked up in July after easing for four straight months, with food prices back on the rise.

14 Aug 2017

July retail inflation seen picking up for first time in four months

NEW DELHI India's consumer inflation is expected to have picked up in July after easing for three straight months, with food prices back on the rise, but is expected to remain well below the central bank's target.

11 Aug 2017

Government flags growth risks, pushes for monetary easing

NEW DELHI India called on Friday for more monetary easing as it flagged risks to economic growth and budget targets, citing a series of disinflationary impulses weighing on Asia's third-largest economy.

09 Aug 2017

Get ready for first filing deadline, GST chief says

NEW DELHI Millions of companies in India are still not ready to file their first returns under the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) ahead of an Aug. 20 deadline, a top official told Reuters, urging them not to leave things to the eleventh hour.

04 Aug 2017

India launches exchange-traded fund for asset sales

NEW DELHI India has set up a new exchange-traded fund to sell government stakes in 22 state-run and private firms under its $11.4 billion asset sale programme, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters on Friday.

03 Aug 2017

RBI behind curve on rate cuts, say frustrated Indian officials

NEW DELHI Senior Indian government officials say the Reserve Bank of India should have cut interest rates more aggressively on Wednesday, signalling fresh tensions between New Delhi and the Mumbai-based central bank on how to revive economic growth and create jobs.

27 Jul 2017

Businesses blindsided by unclear GST rules

NEW DELHI India's nationwide Goods and Services Tax (GST) was meant to unify the $2 trillion economy and make it easier for companies to transact across state borders. Nearly a month on, many are finding that doing business is more complicated than ever.

12 Jul 2017

India's June inflation slowest in more than five years

NEW DELHI India's annual retail inflation eased in June to its slowest pace in more than five years, as food prices fell, building pressure on the central bank to cut interest rate when it meets for a monetary policy review on Aug 2.

29 Jun 2017

'Party's over' for millions, as India launches biggest-ever tax reform

NEW DELHI Rakesh Sachdeva sells auto parts in a busy market in central Delhi, just a few miles from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office. Yet despite having a flourishing business he does not pay any tax.

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