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/RIYADH/LONDON Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has shown no interest so far in financing Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk's proposed $72 billion deal to take the U.S. electric car maker private, despite acquiring a minority stake in the company this year, two sources familiar with the matter said.
DUBAI/RIYADH Saudi Arabia's top sovereign wealth fund is seeking to raise between $6 and $8 billion from banks as it seeks to boost its firepower to help finance the kingdom's economic transformation plans, according to sources familiar with the matter.
DUBAI/RIYADH, July 31 Saudi Arabia's top sovereign wealth fund is seeking to raise between $6 and $8 billion from banks as it seeks to boost its firepower to help finance the kingdom's economic transformation plans, according to sources familiar with the matter.
RIYADH MSCI's move to add Saudi Arabia to its benchmark emerging markets index could help attract $40 billion from foreign funds and boost the appeal of oil giant Saudi Aramco's proposed initial public offering, a Saudi official said on Thursday.
NEW YORK/RIYADH Saudi Arabia's stock exchange will work with stakeholders to ensure the substantial inflows of capital it is expecting in the coming months will not adversely affect the market, the bourse's chief executive said on Wednesday.
DUBAI/RIYADH Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates put jobs and investment at the center of their diplomatic alliance, saying on Thursday they would cooperate in areas ranging from energy and agriculture to tourism and financial services.
DUBAI/RIYADH, June 5 Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) is in talks with banks for a potential U.S. dollar-denominated bond, banking sources familiar with the matter said.
RIYADH Saudi Arabia on Saturday named a prominent businessman as labour minister in a move welcomed by the private sector, as the kingdom seeks to diversify the economy away from oil and create jobs for an overwhelmingly young population.
RIYADH Saudi Arabia's crown prince wants to build a mega-city with the latest robotics under his grand plan to reform the kingdom.
DUBAI/RIYADH Saudi Binladin Group will be slimmed down and renamed, six sources familiar with the matter said, after the government seized management control of the construction giant from family members that were swept up in an anti-graft drive.