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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Aug 17 Indian shares rose on Friday with financials and consumer staples leading the gains, while strong broader Asian peers which cheered Washington and Beijing's decision to hold trade talks next week also boosted investor sentiment.
Aug 16 Indian shares recouped early losses and were largely unchanged on Thursday as weakness in financials and materials were offset by gains in IT stocks after the rupee hit a fresh low against the dollar.
NEW DELHI/BENGALURU India's Axis Bank Ltd expects a further revival in the second half of the year after reporting a smaller-than-expected drop in first-quarter net profit and an improvement in asset quality on Monday.
Shares of Idea Cellular Ltd surged 16.6 percent to their highest in over a month on Tuesday, after the operator paid the department of telecommunications (DoT) money it had demanded relating to its merger with Vodafone's India unit.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc was pressed for details on new businesses after an uneven second-quarter performance, a likely preview of challenges incoming Chief Executive David Solomon will face as he leads the Wall Street bank's overhaul. | Video
KKR & Co said on Monday it will buy Envision Healthcare Corp , one of biggest U.S. providers of physicians to hospitals, in a deal valued at $5.57 billion as it builds up its healthcare portfolio. | Video
U.S. insurer AmTrust Financial Services Inc on Thursday agreed to be acquired by a group of investors for a sweetened $2.95 billion deal that also helped secure the support of dissenting shareholder Carl Icahn.
KKR & Co LP said on Tuesday it will acquire U.S. business software company BMC Software in a deal which sources valued at $8.5 billion, including debt, making it the buyout firm's largest acquisition since the 2008 financial crisis.
U.S. insurer MetLife Inc said on Tuesday John Hele has retired as chief financial officer and will be succeeded by the company's treasurer John McCallion.
Lazard Ltd topped Wall Street's profit estimates on Thursday as it advised on some of the biggest global deals, while its asset management unit gained from higher inflows into its emerging markets equities as well as fixed income products.