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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

16 May 2018

Suspected RBI interventions stems rupee's fall

MUMBAI Suspected currency market intervention by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a second consecutive day stemmed the rupee's fall, three dealers said after seeing heavy dollar selling from the outset of trade on Wednesday.

07 May 2018

Hot-money risks seen rising as India courts 'bond tourists'

MUMBAI/SINGAPORE A series of measures from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to lure foreign buyers into the country's short-term debt market could easily backfire, investors fear, exposing the economy to volatile "hot money" flows.

04 May 2018

India announces government bond purchases after disappointing auction

MUMBAI The Reserve Bank of India unexpectedly announced it would buy 100 billion rupees ($1.50 billion) of government bonds via open market operation, after failing to sell all the debt it had offered to bidders earlier on Friday.

04 May 2018

India bonds weaken further as auction disappoints again

MUMBAI, May 4 India's central bank could not sell the entire amount of bonds on auction to bidders for a third straight week on Friday, underscoring a persistent bearish sentiment in the local bond market.

25 Apr 2018

Where's the money, RBI? Data shows India's old habits die hard

MUMBAI Having speeded up printing presses to refill banks' empty ATMs in some parts of the country, the Reserve Bank of India released data on Wednesday showing that people were still hoarding cash as withdrawals outpaced spending.

23 Apr 2018

RBI's mixed signals make bond markets jittery

MUMBAI India's bond market has plenty of reasons to cheer if recent policy developments are anything to go by, but market participants say mixed messages from the central bank have left investors nervous and confused, adding to market volatility.

17 Apr 2018

India calms cash crunch worries, will ensure adequate currency supply

MUMBAI The government and the Reserve Bank of India said on Tuesday they will ensure there is an adequate amount of cash in circulation, following reports that banks' automated teller machines (ATMs) had run out of notes in different parts of the country.

17 Apr 2018

India calms cash crunch worries, will ensure adequate currency supply

MUMBAI, April 17 India's government and the central bank will ensure there is an adequate amount of currency notes, following reports that banks' automated teller machines had run out of cash in different parts of the country, the government said on Tuesday.

16 Apr 2018

Another rape adds to protesters' fury over Indian justice on sex crimes

MUMBAI Days after a lawmaker from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was arrested in connection with a teenager's rape, a sexual attack on an 11-year-old girl was reported on Sunday in Gujarat, the latest in a string of cases that have sparked protests across the country. | Video

12 Apr 2018

India's Hero, Burman offer to invest in Fortis Healthcare

BENGALURU/MUMBAI India's Fortis Healthcare said on Thursday it had received an investment offer worth 12.5 billion rupees ($191.5 million) from Hero Enterprise Investment Office and the Burman Family Office.


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