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Stanley Carvalho

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

Feb 20 2018

Qatar's Commercial Bank agrees to sell stake in UAE's UAB to Tabarak: sources

ABU DHABI/DUBAI Commercial Bank , Qatar's third largest bank by assets, has agreed, in principle, to sell its 40 percent stake in Abu Dhabi-listed United Arab Bank to United Arab Emirates-based Tabarak Investment, sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

Feb 18 2018

Nasdaq Dubai launches Abu Dhabi, Dubai equity index futures

ABU DHABI In a move that could attract fresh money to the United Arab Emirates' equity markets, the Nasdaq Dubai exchange launched futures contracts on Sunday covering the main indexes of the country's two main stock markets in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Feb 10 2018

India ONGC-led group gets stake in ADNOC offshore oil concession

ABU DHABI/DUBAI A consortium led by India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has become the first group to win a stake in Abu Dhabi National Oil Co's (ADNOC) 40-year offshore oil concession, a deal set to help the UAE expand its foothold in Asia.

Feb 05 2018

UAE's First Abu Dhabi gets securities licence in Saudi Arabia

ABU DHABI, Feb 5 First Abu Dhabi Bank, the largest bank in the United Arab Emirates by assets, has been given the go-ahead by Saudi Arabia's regulator to conduct arranging and advising activities in the securities sector, a source close to the matter said.

Feb 01 2018

Exclusive: Etihad scrambles to shore up $1.2 billion bonds before coupon crunch - sources

DUBAI Etihad Airways is urgently examining ways to avert a technical default of some $1.2 billion in bonds indirectly linked to the Gulf airline, sources close to the situation told Reuters.

Jan 24 2018

Etihad grounds five Airbus cargo planes amid strategy review

DUBAI/ABU DHABI Etihad Airways on Wednesday said it has pulled its five Airbus freighters from service, and sources said the airline is asking pilots to take unpaid leave as it rethinks its strategy.

Jan 24 2018

Etihad grounds 5 cargo planes, pilots asked to take unpaid leave

DUBAI/ABU DHABI, Jan 24 Etihad Airways has grounded its five Airbus freighters, and is asking its pilots to take unpaid leave as it continues to rethink its strategy, the airline and sources told Reuters on Wednesday.

Jan 17 2018

Abu Dhabi's Masdar seals $188 mln funding for Jordan solar project

ABU DHABI, Jan 17 Abu Dhabi's Future Energy Company (Masdar) has completed a $188 million financing package for the largest solar power plant in Jordan, it said on Wednesday.

Jan 13 2018

Iraq nears oil output capacity of 5 million bpd, committed to OPEC cuts

ABU DHABI Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said on Saturday that the OPEC member's oil output capacity is nearing 5 million barrels per day, but the country will remain in full compliance with its output target under a global pact to cut supplies.

Jan 11 2018

Exclusive: Unregulated British firm draws Asian investors

LONDON/ABU DHABI Financial.org, a UK company that describes itself as an education business and sponsors a Formula One team, is managing hundreds of thousands of dollars for Asian investors even though it is not licensed to engage in financial transactions, according to 17 people who say they have invested through the firm.

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