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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March 6 Kazakhstan's financial centre expects the government to issue Islamic bonds, or sukuk, in coming months as part of efforts to develop Islamic finance business in the central Asian country, an official said on Tuesday.
SYDNEY, March 2 A first sale of green Islamic bonds by Indonesia could help open the door for more crossover deals across Asia, as religious and environmentally-minded investors find a middle ground in the sukuk funding format.
Pakistan's capital market regulator has drafted governance rules that cover sharia-compliant companies and securities, the latest government initiative aimed at developing the country's Islamic finance industry.
March 2 Pakistan's capital market regulator has drafted governance rules that cover sharia-compliant companies and securities, the latest government initiative aimed at developing the country's Islamic finance industry.
SYDNEY Malaysia-based firm HelloGold has received a sharia-compliant certification for its gold-backed cryptocurrency and plans to launch its online gold platform in Thailand later this year, the company said.
SYDNEY, Feb 13 Saudi developer Salman Abdullah Bin Saedan Real Estate Group is planning a debut issuance of Islamic bonds in the coming months, the first tranche of a $1 billion sukuk programme, according to the bank arranging the sale.
SYDNEY A new venture aims to use blockchain technology to modernise the management and investments of Islamic charitable endowments, called waqf, that would tap into a vast but underutilised pool of assets across the Muslim world.
SYDNEY, Feb 7 Birmingham-based Al Rayan Bank plans to complete its debut sale of Islamic bonds next week aiming to raise 250 million pounds ($350 million) via residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), a bank official told Reuters.
SYDNEY The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB), one of the main standard-setting bodies for Islamic finance, has named Bello Lawal Danbatta as its new secretary general, the Malaysia-based body said on Friday.
SYDNEY, Jan 26 The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB), one of the main standard-setting bodies for Islamic finance, has named Bello Lawal Danbatta as its new secretary general, the Malaysia-based body said on Friday.
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