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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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Feb 23 2018

India's RBI orders changes to bank protocols after $1.8 billion fraud case

By Devidutta Tripathy, Suvashree Choudhury and Sankalp Phartiyal

Feb 20 2018

Indian software services sector to grow 7-9 percent in FY19 - lobby group

HYDERABAD, India India's software services exports will see revenue growth of 7-9 percent in constant currency terms in the fiscal year to March 2019, a leading lobby group forecast on Tuesday, as the industry continues to recover from what has been a tough year.

Feb 16 2018

Exclusive: Walmart in talks to buy more than 40 percent of India's Flipkart - sources

MUMBAI Walmart Inc is in talks to buy a stake of more than 40 percent in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart, a direct challenge to Amazon.com Inc in Asia's third-largest economy, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. | Video

Feb 02 2018

Alibaba deepens India push with BigBasket investment

MUMBAI China's Alibaba became the biggest shareholder in India's leading online grocer BigBasket after a $300-million funding round, stepping up its rivalry with Amazon in the country.

Feb 02 2018

Budget to sting buyers of Apple's iPhones, Audi cars, other luxury brands

MUMBAI India outlined a farmer-friendly budget on Thursday, but for its burgeoning middle class, who aspire to own luxury goods ranging from Ray-Bans to iPhones, and Zippos to Fitbits - imported goods are set to get a whole lot costlier.

Feb 01 2018

India's budget to sting buyers of Apple's iPhones, Audi cars, other luxury brands

MUMBAI, Feb 1 India outlined a farmer-friendly budget on Thursday, but for its burgeoning middle class, who aspire to own luxury goods ranging from Ray-Bans to iPhones, and Zippos to Fitbits - imported goods are set to get a whole lot costlier.

Jan 31 2018

Walmart in talks to buy minority stake in India's Flipkart - report

MUMBAI U.S. retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in advanced talks to buy a minority stake in India's leading homegrown e-commerce firm Flipkart, the Economic Times newspaper said on Tuesday.

Jan 31 2018

Apple supplier Wistron nears land deal in India: sources

MUMBAI Apple's Taiwanese contract manufacturer Wistron Corp is close to finalizing a land deal in India's tech hub of Bengaluru and the firm is likely to invest about $157 million to develop the site, two government officials told Reuters.

Jan 24 2018

Xiaomi usurps Samsung to become top smartphone seller in India

MUMBAI Samsung Electronics has lost its crown as the top smartphone seller in India for the first time in six years, as it was outsold by China's Xiaomi in the final quarter of 2017, data from two tech research firms shows.

Jan 19 2018

Wipro upbeat on 2018 after quarterly profit dip

BENGALURU India's third-largest software services exporter Wipro expects significant growth in its high-margin digital business this year, it said on Friday after reporting a quarterly profit dip on one-off provisions.

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