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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LONDON Research platform Smartkarma has launched a funding programme for investment bank analysts looking to quit their jobs, as new European Union rules on market transparency make their roles less secure.
MUMBAI/LONDON Three directors of India's Fortis Healthcare have quit ahead of a shareholder vote on Tuesday to decide their future, the company said, the latest twist in a prolonged takeover for one of the country's largest hospital operators.
NEW DELHI/LONDON India's Manipal Hospital and private equity firm TPG Capital Management [TPG.UL] on Monday sweetened their bid to buy Fortis Healthcare Ltd , just days after the Fortis board said it favoured a rival offer to the dismay of many shareholders.
NEW DELHI/LONDON, May 14 India's Manipal Hospital and private equity firm TPG Capital Management on Monday sweetened their bid to buy Fortis Healthcare Ltd , just days after the Fortis board said it favoured a rival offer to the dismay of many shareholders.
NEW DELHI/LONDON India's Fortis Healthcare Ltd aims to accept an offer of investment from the underdog of a five-way bidding war, in a decision that drew investor ire and sent shares in the cash-strapped hospital operator down almost 5 percent.
LONDON/MUMBAI Two major investors in Fortis Healthcare, who have concerns over the bidding process for the cash-strapped Indian hospital operator, plan to vote against a Manipal Hospitals-led consortium if that group is selected as the winning bidder.
LONDON A strong euro has helped U.S. companies extend their sales outperformance over Europe to multi-year highs in the first quarter, according to Reuters data - though experts expect the trend to begin to reverse later this year.
LONDON Leading shareholders in British listed infrastructure funds are doubling down on their investments, betting the political worries that sent valuations to decade-lows are overdone.
Semiconductor component manufacturer IQE Plc , whose technology is used in Apple Inc's iPhone, posted a rise in 2017 adjusted pre-tax profit on Tuesday on strong wafer sales, though a change in U.S. tax policy hit unadjusted earnings.
LONDON One of soda-maker Dr Pepper Snapple's largest shareholders has said it may sell its shares in the business ahead of a proposed merger with Keurig Green Mountain, questioning the logic of the deal.
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