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.
Twitter handle: @jeffmason1
NEW DELHI India has increased the import tax on dozens of electronic products such as mobile phones and television sets, a government statement said, to help curb supplies from overseas and build up the domestic industry.
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI India's benchmark 10-year bond hit its lowest in more than 16 months on Wednesday, as investors saw surging inflation as a potential threat to a still-struggling economy and a daunting challenge to policymakers.
NEW DELHI India's retail inflation in November breached the Reserve Bank of India's medium-term target of 4 percent, which could put pressure on it to raise policy rates in 2018.
NEW DELHI An Indian court on Friday allowed the government to take over management control of the debt-laden property developer Unitech Ltd, a rare intervention that the government said was to protect the public interest.
NEW DELHI India's economic growth rebounded in the three months ending in September, halting a five-quarter slide as businesses started to overcome teething troubles after the bumpy launch of a national sales tax.
NEW DELHI India's economic growth pace likely picked up in the three months ending in September, halting a five-quarter slide as businesses started to overcome teething troubles after the bumpy launch of a national sales tax.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI Impatient for faster economic growth, India's government is lobbying for a reduction in official interest rates in coming months as it expects inflation to stay close to a 4 percent target, finance ministry officials said.
NEW DELHI As pollution level climbed to 12 times above the recommended limit this week in India's capital, government officials said they knew what was needed to control the smoky haze, but nothing would be done, at least this year.
NEW DELHI India's trade deficit widened to its highest in nearly three years in October, government data showed on Tuesday, as export growth contracted for the first time after more than a year.
NEW DELHI India's retail inflation picked up in October to a seven-month high, driven by faster rises in prices of food and fuel products, dampening chances of an interest rate cut by the central bank next month.