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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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12 Jun 2017

Cooling food prices send India's retail inflation to lowest since 2012

NEW DELHI India's retail inflation eased to the lowest level in at least five years in May on cooling food prices, bolstering hopes for an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) later this year.

12 Jun 2017

India close to listing loans to resolve via bankruptcy rules - Arun Jaitley

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is at an advanced stage of preparing a list of bad loans where resolution is required under the country's insolvency and bankruptcy rules, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday.

09 Jun 2017

Stressed balance sheets cast cloud over Modi-led India rebound

NEW DELHI Vikas Patharkar borrowed $700,000 in 2014 to set up a factory to make electric transformers on the outskirts of Mumbai, buoyed by the promise of massive government spending and hopes of a strong economic rebound.

09 Jun 2017

India calls for middle-income country coalition to revive globalisation

NEW DELHI India called on Thursday for a coalition of middle-income countries to drum up support for globalisation as a political backlash in the United States and parts of Europe against free trade and investment imperils its growth aspirations.

01 Jun 2017

After growth slumps, Arun Jaitley looks to GST for lift

NEW DELHI India's economy should get a lift from the launch of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday, putting a brave face on a slowdown in growth that followed a government crackdown on "black money".

01 Jun 2017

Asian factories lose momentum in May, Europe stays buoyant

LONDON/NEW DELHI Factories across much of Asia ran into a soft patch in May as export demand slowed but those in Europe enjoyed buoyant growth amid signs of steady improvement in the global economy.

01 Jun 2017

GLOBAL ECONOMY-Asian factories lose some momentum in May on soft export demand

NEW DELHI, June 1 Factories across much of Asia ran into a soft patch in May as export demand slowed, but analysts said the weakness was likely to be temporary amid signs of steady improvement in the global economy.

01 Jun 2017

India loses fastest growing economy tag after sharp growth slowdown

NEW DELHI India's gross domestic product data shocked again on Wednesday as economic growth unexpectedly slumped to its lowest in more than two years in the March quarter, stripping the country of its status as the world's fastest growing major economy.

31 May 2017

Deceptively quick, India's economy seen staying course as global pacesetter

NEW DELHI India is set to hang onto its status as the world's fastest growing major economy thanks to stronger consumer demand, if data due out later on Wednesday matches economists expectations for a 7.1 percent year-on-year expansion in the March quarter.

30 May 2017

Indian economy rides on consumer spending revival ahead of GST launch

GURUGRAM, India Kaveri Shukla and her fiance are on a shopping spree ahead of their wedding next month. In just one week, the couple has bought home appliances ranging from a rice cooker to a refrigerator and is purchasing a new car.

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