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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

Aug 10 2018

Exclusive: FTSE Russell may give mainland China stocks more weighting than MSCI

HONG KONG Index provider FTSE Russell could give a greater weighting to mainland Chinese stocks than rival MSCI if it decides to include them in its flagship indices next month, its chief executive told Reuters.

Aug 07 2018

Hong Kong's IPO market braces for China Tower debut after string of poor starts

HONG KONG Hong Kong is readying to host the world's biggest initial public offering (IPO) in two years on Wednesday, as China Tower Corp Ltd debuts in a market with record IPO numbers but where recent floats have struggled to maintain issue prices.

Jul 03 2018

Veon exits Western Europe with debt-reducing Wind Tre sale

AMSTERDAM/HONG KONG Veon will sell out of Italian mobile network Wind Tre for 2.45 billion euros ($2.85 billion) in an exit from Western Europe the Amsterdam-based firm says will help it cut debt and focus on emerging markets.

Jul 02 2018

Chinese online group Pinduoduo files for U.S. IPO

HONG KONG Chinese online group discounter Pinduoduo has filed with US authorities for an initial public offering (IPO) which, according to IFR, could raise up to $1 billion.

Jun 11 2018

China battery maker CATL closes limit-up on stock market debut

SHANGHAI Shares in China's biggest lithium battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd (CATL) soared 44 percent on their debut in Shenzhen on Monday, helped by investors seeking to benefit from a government policy to embrace clean energy.

May 21 2018

As bitcoin world wobbles, mining rig company plans $2 billion IPO

HONG KONG Bitcoins are worth less than half of what they were in December. Mining them is 60 percent less profitable than it was in 2017. Even retailers of hobbyist mining rigs say they are seeing fewer customers.

May 16 2018

MOVES-Glaucus co-founder sets up new short-selling fund

HONG KONG, May 17 Soren Aandahl, one of the co-founders of short-seller Glaucus Research, is moving to set up a new fund named Blue Orca Capital after seven years at his former outfit.

May 15 2018

Chinese bitcoin mining gear makers set sights on world's largest bitcoin IPOs

HONG KONG Two Chinese bitcoin mining equipment makers are set to test international investor appetite for cryptocurrencies with plans to raise as much as $1 billion each - in what are expected to be the world's largest bitcoin-focused floats to date.

May 14 2018

Hong Kong gears up for another $10 billion IPO with planned China Tower flotation

HONG KONG China Tower, the world's biggest operator of mobile phone towers, has applied to list its shares in Hong Kong in what could become the city's second $10 billion offering this year.

May 14 2018

Hong Kong gears up for another $10 billion IPO with planed China Tower flotation

HONG KONG China Tower, the world's biggest operator of mobile phone towers, has applied to list its shares in Hong Kong in what could become the city's second $10 billion offering this year.

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