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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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05 Oct 2017

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged but frees up more liquidity

MUMBAI The Reserve Bank of India held its policy rate steady near seven-year lows on Wednesday after inflation surged, but still looked to prop up the cooling economy by spurring banks into lending more.

03 Oct 2017

SBI Life in modest debut after rich valuations for IPO

MUMBAI SBI Life Insurance Co Ltd made just modest gains in its trading debut on Tuesday after its IPO - India's biggest in seven years - raised $1.3 billion at valuations widely viewed as steep.

27 Sep 2017

ICICI Lombard makes tepid trading debut after $871 million IPO

MUMBAI ICICI Lombard General Insurance fell as much as 3.4 percent in its market debut on Wednesday after raising $871 million in an initial public offering, amid worries about valuations for the country's top private non-life insurer.

22 Sep 2017

SBI Life's $1.3 billion IPO, India's biggest in seven years, draws strong demand

MUMBAI SBI Life Insurance Co Ltd's initial public offering to raise 84 billion rupees ($1.3 billion), India's biggest IPO in seven years, was subscribed more than 3.5 times on the closing day, strengthening the outlook for share sales in what is expected to be a record year.

20 Sep 2017

Heavy rains batter Mumbai yet again; air, rail traffic hit

MUMBAI Heavy rains battered India's financial hub for the second time in weeks causing massive disruption at the country's second busiest airport and forcing authorities to shut down schools and colleges.

19 Sep 2017

Investors snap up Indian insurer ICICI Lombard's IPO

MUMBAI ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co Ltd's initial public offering to raise 57 billion rupees ($886 million) was nearly three times subscribed on the last day of the sale, underscoring investor enthusiasm in India's booming IPO market.

19 Sep 2017

Ford, Mahindra alliance reflects pressures on automakers

MUMBAI/DETROIT Ford Motor Co and Indian vehicle maker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd said on Monday they will launch a strategic alliance to counter challenges posed by fast-changing technology and global competition.

05 Sep 2017

Defying warnings, residents refuse to leave Mumbai's crumbling buildings

MUMBAI On a sunny morning last week in Mumbai after two days of incessant monsoon rain, Mohammad Altaf had come out of his home for a cigarette when he heard a terrifying crash, followed by a huge swirl of dust.

01 Sep 2017

Rescue efforts end in Mumbai building collapse; 34 dead

MUMBAI Rescuers in Mumbai wound down on Friday their search for victims in the ruins of a condemned building that collapsed, after pulling 12 survivors and 34 bodies from the rubble, emergency services said.

01 Sep 2017

Old Mumbai building overdue for demolition collapses, killing 22

MUMBAI A 117-year-old condemned building collapsed in Mumbai on Thursday after torrential rains this week, killing at least 22 people, with about 10 other people feared trapped, police and fire official said. | Video

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