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Matthew Miller

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

Oct 19 2017

Sinochem taps banks for Hong Kong IPO of oil assets: sources

BEIJING/HONG KONG China's Sinochem Group has tapped three banks, including Morgan Stanley , to work on the possible Hong Kong listing of its key oil assets, as it seeks to raise capital and revive the company, said four people with knowledge of the matter.

Oct 17 2017

Patently tough: Long road ahead for Qualcomm in China case against Apple

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Qualcomm Inc wants to hit Apple Inc where it hurts most: iPhone sales in China - one of its biggest global markets where most of its flagship smartphones are made.

Oct 04 2017

Exclusive: Big HNA stake was held in trust as a favor, company's dealmaker says

HONG KONG/NEW YORK An Indian-American dealmaker for HNA Group, who recently held a big stake in the Chinese conglomerate, said he kept the shares for a decade as an "accommodation" to the company and received no compensation for doing so.

Sep 29 2017

Chinese creditors find even state-backed credit protection has its limits

BEIJING Since the collapse more than two years ago of China's second-biggest loan guarantor, the state-backed Hebei Financing Investment Guarantee Group, creditors including powerful financial institutions have been trying to get billions of dollars of their money back. They have failed.

Sep 28 2017

China says framework for state-owned enterprise reform 'basically complete'

BEIJING The framework for China's state-owned enterprises (SOEs) is "basically complete" following five years of aggressive restructuring, the top administrator for central government-owned manufacturing companies said on Thursday.

Sep 26 2017

High-flying HNA Group comes back to earth as scrutiny hits dealmaking

BEIJING HNA Group, the high-flying Chinese conglomerate caught in the cross-sights of Beijing, has hit turbulence as deals stall and scrutiny of its finances and shareholding structure intensifies.

Sep 22 2017

Citigroup targets Belt and Road to boost China revenue

BEIJING Citigroup Inc expects to boost its revenue growth in China by tapping into opportunities presented by Beijing's Belt & Road initiative, the bank's China chief said.

Sep 01 2017

China's HNA Group reports $29 billion jump in assets, bank loans soar

BEIJING, Sept 1 China's HNA Group Co reported a 190.4 billion yuan ($28.99 billion) rise in total assets in the first half of 2017, following its acquisition of Ingram Micro Inc, Gategroup and CIT's aviation leasing business.

Aug 31 2017

Diverging paths: As China's big banks improve, smaller lenders lag

SHANGHAI/BEIJING After a tough two years, China's largest banks are reporting green shoots, with the top four turning in consensus-beating profits and promising an upbeat second half.

Jul 24 2017

After $50 billion deal spree, China's HNA moves to clear ownership concerns

LONDON Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has pushed back against media reports that it faces mounting pressure from bankers and regulators, even as it announced a shareholding shake-up in a bid to quash concerns over its ownership.


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