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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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13 Oct 2017

HK regulator drops lawsuit against StanChart, UBS over 2009 IPO - sources

HONG KONG Hong Kong's securities regulator has dropped a lawsuit against Standard Chartered Plc and UBS Group AG over their roles in the 2009 IPO of timber company China Forestry Holdings Co Ltd, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

12 Oct 2017

Careers chat sparked banking bug for HSBC lifer Flint

HONG KONG John Flint knew from the age of 15 that he wanted to be a banker at HSBC, after asking his school headmaster for advice.

12 Oct 2017

Careers chat sparked banking bug for HSBC lifer Flint

HONG KONG John Flint knew from the age of 15 that he wanted to be a banker at HSBC , after asking his school headmaster for advice.

12 Oct 2017

NEWSMAKER-Careers chat sparked banking bug for HSBC lifer Flint

HONG KONG, Oct 12 John Flint knew from the age of 15 that he wanted to be a banker at HSBC, after asking his school headmaster for advice.

06 Oct 2017

Citigroup considering onshore cash equities business in China

HONG KONG Citigroup Inc is considering setting up an onshore cash equities business in China and expanding research coverage of Chinese stocks, to boost its share of the business in Asia, said the head of its regional equities unit.

04 Oct 2017

Prudential seeks sale of Vietnam consumer finance unit for up to $150 million: sources

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Prudential Plc has kicked off the sale of its Vietnam consumer finance unit, which could fetch up to $150 million, as the UK firm sharpens focus on its core insurance business in the Southeast Asian nation, people familiar with the process said.

26 Sep 2017

Hong Kong audit regulation bill likely this year: FRC CEO

HONG KONG A bill giving the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) full responsibility for auditors will be put to Hong Kong's Legislative Council (LegCo) before the end of 2017, the regulator's chief executive said on Tuesday.

26 Sep 2017

Global banks sharpen focus on yuan offerings as China's Silk Road fuels demand

HONG KONG Global banks including Citigroup and HSBC are boosting their staff and presence for offerings in yuan -- from capital market solutions to hedging -- as China's drive to build a modern Silk Road fuels demand.

26 Sep 2017

BlackRock pitches for shareholder protection as Asia bourses weigh dual-class listings

HONG KONG Hong Kong and Singapore bourses need to introduce shareholder protection measures if they allow companies with dual-classes of shares to list, BlackRock Inc's head of investment stewardship for Asia Pacific said on Tuesday.

24 Sep 2017

A private solution for China’s zombie company problem? Unlikely

HONG KONG China's latest push to revive its bloated state-owned sector is set to pick up pace this year, with bankers and investors expecting possible spin-offs and asset sales to follow a key Communist Party Congress in October.

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