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Aradhana Aravindan

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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11 Feb 2018

Tough choice for foreign investors after Indian bourses rein in trading abroad

MUMBAI/SINGAPORE A move by Indian exchanges to stop licensing its products and data to bourses abroad will likely force foreign investors into a tough option: migrate their trading onshore to India, with its uncertain regulatory environment and higher taxes, or give up their exposure to a hot emerging market.

06 Feb 2018

Malaysia, Singapore launch new trade link to boost liquidity

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE Singapore and Malaysia announced plans on Tuesday for a new trading link between their stock markets by the end of the year that will help lower trading costs and encourage cross-border investments.

30 Jan 2018

Signs of upswing as slide's over in Singapore's playground for the rich

SINGAPORE A nascent recovery in Singapore's housing market is showing signs of reaching Sentosa, a tiny isle off the southern tip of Southeast Asia's wealthy island state that is both a playground for partying Singaporeans and home for rich ex-pats.

30 Jan 2018

Creditors to take 70 percent of Noble Group in $3.5 billion debt restructuring

SINGAPORE Struggling Noble Group has struck a deal with creditors to restructure $3.5 billion of its debt for 70 percent of the company, with existing equity holders' combined stake diluted to only 10 percent.

25 Jan 2018

Battling for life, Noble Group hopeful of debt restructuring deal

SINGAPORE Struggling commodities trader Noble Group Ltd is having constructive talks with creditors to restructure its debt and is hopeful of a deal in the near future, the company's chairman said.

23 Jan 2018

Singapore reviewing anti-graft law amid mounting calls to make it tougher

SINGAPORE Singapore's anti-corruption watchdog said it is reviewing the country's primary anti-graft law.

15 Jan 2018

Malaysia-Singapore ties tested by high-speed rail contract

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE The leaders of Malaysia and Singapore are expected to discuss plans for a high-speed rail project linking their countries during summit talks on Tuesday, as a deadline to award the multi-billion dollar project nears.

22 Dec 2017

Singapore authorities' housing market warning may fall on deaf ears

SINGAPORE Singapore's authorities are concerned the island-state's property market could be setting itself up for a fall.

12 Dec 2017

Singapore's electric car-sharing program hits the road

SINGAPORE Singapore launched on Tuesday its first large-scale electric car-sharing program through which the land-scarce city-state hopes to provide commuters with more transport options and steer them away from the need to buy their own cars.

08 Dec 2017

Airbnb pushes back on Singapore's tough home rental rules

SINGAPORE Short-term home rental service Airbnb on Friday called Singapore's regulatory framework "untenable" as authorities said they planned to hold discussions with home-sharing platforms and resident groups soon on how such accommodation may be allowed.

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