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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 2013

India curbs FX outflows, targets gold imports in new rupee salvo

MUMBAI India imposed restrictions on foreign exchange outflows and gold imports on Wednesday in a new attempt to prop up the rupee, as a spike in inflation added pressure on policymakers to curb a crippling external deficit.

14 Aug 2013

India curbs FX outflows, targets gold imports in new rupee salvo

MUMBAI India imposed restrictions on foreign exchange outflows and gold imports on Wednesday in a new attempt to prop up the rupee, as a spike in inflation added pressure on policymakers to curb a crippling external deficit.

08 Aug 2013

India unveils new steps to drain cash to support rupee

MUMBAI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced new measures on Thursday to drain cash from the financial system in a bid to address volatility in currency markets, after a slew of steps announced last month failed to prop up the battered rupee.

31 Jul 2013

India pledges rupee action as currency nears fresh low

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI India stepped up its defence of the ailing rupee on Wednesday, proposing to relax overseas borrowing rules and curb some imports in order to ease a huge current account gap, while the central bank re-emphasised its commitment to stabilising the currency as it neared a record low.

31 Jul 2013

India pledges rupee action as currency nears fresh low

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI India stepped up its defence of the ailing rupee on Wednesday, proposing to relax overseas borrowing rules and curb some imports in order to ease a huge current account gap, while the RBI re-emphasised its commitment to stabilising the currency as it neared a record low.

31 Jul 2013

India pledges rupee action as currency nears fresh low

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI India stepped up its defense of the ailing rupee on Wednesday, proposing to relax overseas borrowing rules and curb some imports in order to ease a huge current account gap, while the central bank re-emphasized its commitment to stabilizing the currency as it neared a record low.

31 Jul 2013

WRAPUP 1-India pledges rupee action as currency nears fresh low

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI, July 31 India stepped up its defence of the ailing rupee on Wednesday, proposing to relax overseas borrowing rules and curb some imports in order to ease a huge current account gap, while the central bank re-emphasised its commitment to stabilising the currency as it neared a record low.

29 Jul 2013

India must not hurt growth in rupee defence: Rajan

MUMBAI India must ensure its moves to stabilise the rupee do not stifle growth, Chief Economic Adviser to the finance ministry Raghuram Rajan said on Monday, a day before the Reserve Bank of India meets on monetary policy.

28 Jun 2013

Annual current account gap at record 4.8 percent of GDP

MUMBAI India's current account deficit hit a record high 4.8 percent of gross domestic product in the fiscal year that ended in March, fuelled by rising imports of oil and gold, but was lower than an expected gap of 5 percent, giving a boost to the battered rupee.

27 Jun 2013

Annual current account gap at record 4.8 percent of GDP

MUMBAI India's current account deficit hit a record high 4.8 percent of gross domestic product in the fiscal year that ended in March, fuelled by rising imports of oil and gold, but was lower than an expected gap of 5 percent, giving a boost to the battered rupee.

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