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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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18 Jan 2018

CFO of Saudi Prince Alwaleed's Kingdom Holding quits: sources

The chief financial officer of Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's Kingdom Holding is leaving the firm, sources familiar with the matter said, in the first prominent departure since the detention of the investment firm's founder.

18 Jan 2018

CFO of Saudi Prince Alwaleed's Kingdom Holding resigns -sources

Jan 18 The chief financial officer of Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal’s investment vehicle, Kingdom Holding, is leaving the firm, sources familiar with the matter said, in the first prominent departure since the detention of the firm's founder.

14 Jan 2018

Qatar dairy producer Baladna to IPO in first half, expand into new areas

DUBAI Qatari company Baladna, which is creating a dairy industry in the desert to help the country withstand a boycott by other Arab states, plans an initial public offer of its shares in the next few months and aims to move into other farming sectors.

11 Jan 2018

Exclusive - Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power invites banks to arrange IPO: sources

DUBAI Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power has invited banks to bid to arrange an initial public offer of its shares, which is expected to raise up to $1 billion (£0.7 billion), sources told Reuters on Wednesday.

19 Dec 2017

Gulf boycott boosts Qatar as wealth comes home

DOHA The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) is seeing a surge in business as Qataris register more of their assets at home and multinationals navigating a Gulf boycott of the country boost their local presence, its chief executive told Reuters.

16 Dec 2017

Exclusive: Qatari dairy company battling Arab boycott to go public next year - sources

DOHA Qatari company Baladna, which is creating a dairy industry in the desert to help the country to cope with a boycott by other Arab states, is planning an initial public offer of its shares (IPO) to raise funds and bring in strategic investors, sources familiar with the matter said.

07 Dec 2017

Qatar flexes financial muscle with 12 billion euros of French deals

DOHA Qatar will buy fighter jets and armored vehicles as part of 12 billion euros worth of commercial contracts it agreed with France on Thursday, bolstering its military capability and its international ties as it faces a boycott by other Arab states. | Video

05 Dec 2017

Qatar says 2018 budget will focus on resisting economic boycott

DOHA Qatar's 2018 state budget will focus on developing local industries and the private sector as the country works to make itself self-sufficient in the face of a boycott by other Arab states, Finance Minister Ali Sherif al-Emadi said on Tuesday.

03 Dec 2017

Qatar riyal stabilising in offshore market after c.bank pledge on dollar supply

DOHA, Dec 3 Qatar's riyal is stabilising in offshore trade, recovering from several weeks of increasing volatility, after the central bank pledged to ensure liquidity in the foreign exchange market, commercial bankers said on Sunday.

29 Nov 2017

Qatar builds dairy industry in desert as it defies Arab boycott

UMM AL HAWAYA, Qatar Deep in the Qatari desert, a herd of cows stands in a vast shed, cooled by fans and jets of mist - each animal a key player in a plan to defy a trade boycott and make the kingdom self-sufficient in milk by next year.

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