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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

21 Nov 2017

Tencent's stellar share rally sees it surpass Facebook in market value

HONG KONG Tencent Holdings Ltd has racked up some impressive gains this week - becoming the first Chinese firm to be worth more than $500 billion (£377.7 billion) and surpassing Facebook to be the world's fifth-most valuable company. | Video

14 Nov 2017

Hong Kong football fans defy Beijing by booing Chinese national anthem

HONG KONG Hundreds of Hong Kong football fans booed and jeered the Chinese national anthem at an Asia Cup qualifier match on Tuesday in defiance of Communist Party rulers in Beijing.

14 Nov 2017

Hong Kong soccer fans defy Beijing by booing Chinese national anthem

HONG KONG, Nov 14 Hundreds of Hong Kong soccer fans booed and jeered the Chinese national anthem at an Asia Cup qualifier match on Tuesday in defiance of Communist Party rulers in Beijing, while others turned their backs.

13 Nov 2017

Gaming firm Razer rises 18 percent in Hong Kong debut, rides tech boom

HONG KONG Shares in Razer Inc, backed by Intel Corp and Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing, surged 18 percent in their Hong Kong stock market debut on Monday, amid growing retail demand for new technology stocks in the Asian financial hub.

10 Nov 2017

Investors binge on China’s appetite for healthier snack foods

HONG KONG Chinese venture capital and private equity funds are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into local start-ups serving up snack food products of the healthier kind, and threatening the market share of larger Chinese and global food companies.

10 Nov 2017

Hong Kong's economy cools in third quarter, but on track for strong 2017

HONG KONG Hong Kong's trade-reliant economy posted slower growth in the third quarter, but strong consumption and rebounding exports led the government to nudge up its growth outlook for 2017.

09 Nov 2017

Hong Kong's economy on track to post solid third-quarter growth

HONG KONG Hong Kong's economy is expected to have clocked solid growth in the third quarter, aided by improving retail sales, a pick-up in tourists from mainland China and strong global trade.

07 Nov 2017

China Literature IPO raises $1.1 billion amid heavy demand, stellar debut expected

HONG KONG An IPO for China Literature , Tencent Holdings' online publishing arm, has raised $1.1 billion with the retail portion gathering demand that was 625 times the number of shares on offer, setting the stage for a sterling debut on Wednesday.

25 Oct 2017

Hong Kong's storied stock trading hall shuts up shop

HONG KONG The lights go out and screens turn blank in the trading hall of Hong Kong's stock exchange this week, marking the end of an era for the red-carpeted, cavernous space that was home to more than a thousand floor traders in its heyday.

24 Oct 2017

Hong Kong signals may drop plan for third board for new economy firms

HONG KONG A cloud of uncertainty hangs over Hong Kong's plan to float a new listing board to lure technology startups, with the government asking regulators to review their plans and put in place "adequate safeguards" for investors first.

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