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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.

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20 Apr 2018

CORRECTED: China's Fosun becomes fourth suitor for troubled Fortis

(Corrects Fortis' PE ratio to 36.55 from 484 and that of Apollo to 39.52 from 72 in paragraph 16 in story from April 18)

16 Apr 2018

Fortis Healthcare's board to consider options amid takeover battle

MUMBAI/BENGALURU Fortis Healthcare Ltd said on Monday its board would meet on Thursday to consider options after the hospital company became the target of rival takeover bids.

13 Apr 2018

Malaysia's IHH tops Manipal Hospital's bid for Fortis

MUMBAI Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Berhad on Thursday offered to buy India's Fortis Healthcare Ltd, sparking a potential three-way takeover battle for the company at a time when interest in Indian healthcare assets is rising.

28 Mar 2018

Manipal in deal to buy Fortis hospitals, set to face Fortis shareholder ire

BANGALORE/MUMBAI Manipal Hospitals Enterprises Private Ltd plans to buy troubled Fortis Healthcare Ltd's hospital business, but the deal is expected to run into opposition from Fortis minority shareholders whose shares plunged 14 percent on the news.

28 Mar 2018

SEBI to take steps to make algo trading cheaper

MUMBAI The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) said on Wednesday it will take steps to make algorithmic trading cheaper for investors, even as it called for stricter monitoring of such trades amid concern about fair access to markets.

24 Jan 2018

U.N. urges rethink of Rohingya repatriations to ensure safeguards

PALONG KHALI, Bangladesh/NAYPYITAW, Myanmar The U.N. refugee agency and other groups have urged a rethink of the plan to send Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar amid fears of forced repatriations and the inability of aid agencies to ensure the safety of hundreds of thousands who fled bloodshed at home. | Video

23 Jan 2018

Aid groups urge rethink of Rohingya repatriations without safeguards

PALONG KHALI, Bangladesh, Jan 23 The U.N. refugee agency and other groups have urged a rethink of a plan to send Muslim Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar amid fears of forced repatriations without safeguards such as guaranteed citizenship after they fled to Bangladesh to escape bloodshed at home.

22 Jan 2018

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

PALONG KHALI, Bangladesh Bangladesh has delayed the repatriation of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar, set to start on Tuesday, because the process of compiling and verifying the list of people to be sent back is incomplete, a senior Bangladesh official said.

21 Jan 2018

Tensions mount in Rohingya camps ahead of planned relocation to Myanmar

GUNGDUM, Bangladesh Tensions mounted on Sunday at refugee camps in Bangladesh holding hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims over an operation to send them back to Myanmar, from where they have fled following a military crackdown.

19 Jan 2018

Exclusive: Rohingya refugee leaders draw up demands ahead of repatriation

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp have drawn up a list of demands they want Myanmar to meet before authorities begin sending back hundreds of thousands in a repatriation process expected to begin next week and last for two years. | Video

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