Edition:
India

Sumeet Chatterjee

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

22 Nov 2017

Standard Chartered close to selling real estate principal finance unit to Actis: sources

NEW DELHI/HONG KONG Standard Chartered is close to selling its real estate principal finance unit to private equity firm Actis, sources with knowledge of the matter said, following the bank's decision last year to exit the loss-making business.

22 Nov 2017

Standard Chartered close to selling real estate principal finance unit to Actis

NEW DELHI, Nov 22 Standard Chartered is close to selling its real estate principal finance business to private equity firm Actis, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, as part of the bank's decision last year to exit from the loss-making unit.

21 Nov 2017

Hong Kong tribunal fines HSBC private bank $51 million for Lehman-linked products

HONG KONG A Hong Kong tribunal on Tuesday imposed a record fine of HK$400 million ($51 million) on the private banking unit of HSBC in a case related to the sale of Lehman Brothers-linked structured financial products between 2003 and 2008.

16 Nov 2017

Analysis: Few banks seen queuing for China's red carpet invite

HONG KONG China stunned the finance world last week when it unveiled plans to allow foreign control of its financial institutions. Few bankers thought their long-held dream of better access to the world's largest banking market was within reach.

13 Nov 2017

Gaming firm Razer rises 18 percent in Hong Kong debut, rides tech boom

HONG KONG Shares in Razer Inc, backed by Intel Corp and Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing, surged 18 percent in their Hong Kong stock market debut on Monday, amid growing retail demand for new technology stocks in the Asian financial hub.

08 Nov 2017

Foreign payment card firms not required JV setup in China: central bank

BEIJING/HONG KONG China does not require foreign payment card companies to establish joint ventures with local partners to operate in the onshore market, the country's central bank said Wednesday.

07 Nov 2017

China plans easing foreign holding, partner choice for securities ventures - sources

HONG KONG China plans to allow global banks to take a stake of up to 51 percent in their onshore securities ventures for the first time and tie up with local non-financial firms, people familiar with the matter said.

07 Nov 2017

Exclusive: Foreign credit card firms hit JV obstacle in China push - sources

HONG KONG/BEIJING China is pressing foreign payment card companies to form local joint ventures for onshore operations, said three people familiar with the matter, a move that would counter a pledge on market access Beijing made to U.S. President Donald Trump.

01 Nov 2017

Rising expenses take shine off StanChart profit rise

LONDON Higher expenses and flat revenues overshadowed better than expected quarterly profit for Standard Chartered on Wednesday, sending shares in the Asia-focused bank more than 5 percent lower. | Video

30 Oct 2017

Rising costs tarnish HSBC's Asia-driven profit growth

HONG KONG HSBC reported rising costs on Monday, sending its shares one percent lower and taking the shine off a better-than-expected quarterly profit driven by the Asian business that the bank has put at the heart of its growth plans. | Video

Markets

  • Asia
  • U.S.
  • Europe
  • Sectors
Stock Search
Sensex 33,588.08 + 26.53 +0.08%
Nikkei 22,523.15 + 106.67 +0.48%
Hang Seng 29,707.94 -295.55 -0.99%
EUR/INR 76.519 -0.20%
USD/INR 64.595 -0.42%
GBP/INR 85.905 -0.61%
Gold 1,291.60 +0.00 +0.00%
Oil 58.28 +0.26 +0.45%
Corn 345.25 +0.00 +0.00%