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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DUBAI, Aug 15 Dubai-based Noor Bank has laid off several dozen employees, banking sources told Reuters on Tuesday, the latest lender to adjust to more subdued growth levels in the local financial services sector.
DUBAI HSBC is planning to add staff to its Saudi Arabian operations as the kingdom embarks on one of the biggest economic transformations attempted by any country, the bank's regional chief Georges Elhedery told Reuters.
DUBAI Goldman Sachs has bought a slice of Saudi Aramco's $10 billion credit facility as it seeks a role in the historic listing of the oil company, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
DUBAI, Aug 3 Bahrain's Ithmaar Holding is exploring the sale of its 25.4 percent stake in BBK BSC, which has operations in Bahrain and Kuwait, India and Dubai, sources familiar with the matter said.
DUBAI/LONDON Saudi Aramco's advisers have recommended London for the historic listing of the oil company, with U.S. disclosure rules a concern for Saudi authorities, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
DUBAI Saudi Arabia has hired Goldman Sachs to manage the sale of a stake in Riyadh airport, the first major privatisation of an airport in the kingdom, three sources familiar with the matter said.
DUBAI Qatari banks may need more cash injections from the state and new sources of funding from outside the Gulf region because of the risk of more withdrawals by banks and investors from the Saudi-led group that is locked in a bitter dispute with Qatar.
ABU DHABI/DUBAI Abu Dhabi's national oil company is weighing proposals from Goldman Sachs, First Abu Dhabi Bank, HSBC and JPMorgan for lead roles in the listing of its retail business, sources familiar with the matter said.
ABU DHABI/DUBAI, July 12 Abu Dhabi's national oil company is weighing proposals from Goldman Sachs, First Abu Dhabi Bank, HSBC and JPMorgan for lead roles in the listing of its retail unit as the emirate joins other Gulf states in privatising assets, sources familiar with the matter said.
DUBAI Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is looking to float some of its services businesses and enter tie-ups with global investors to help it create new revenue streams and secure more market access.