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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

16 Mar 2018

Timeline: The rise of Chinese leader Xi Jinping

SHANGHAI President Xi Jinping, China's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong, will be re-elected to a second five-year term as president on Saturday by the rubber-stamp parliament, the National People's Congress.

15 Mar 2018

China's unspoken compact put to test by Xi power play

BEIJING/SHANGHAI The unspoken compact that has anchored the relationship between China's government and its people - stay out of politics and we'll help you prosper - is being tested like never before by President Xi Jinping's move to extend his power.

25 Feb 2018

Anbang takeover puts China's companies on notice

SHANGHAI When the Chinese government on Friday took control of Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd, owner of New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria Hotel, it cited provisions in the country's insurance law designed to head off financial calamity.

16 Feb 2018

Großaktionär HNA reduziert Deutsche-Bank-Anteil weiter

Shanghai/Frankfurt Der hoch verschuldete chinesische Großaktionär HNA hat seine Beteiligung an der Deutschen Bank abermals gesenkt.

16 Feb 2018

China's HNA pares back big stake in Deutsche Bank

FRANKFURT/SHANGHAI Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has sold part of its stake in Deutsche Bank worth around 300 million euros ($375 million) as it offloads investments to address a liquidity crunch.

09 Feb 2018

Chinese stocks crushed as 'bulls kill bulls' in exit stampede

SHANGHAI Chinese stocks suffered their worst day in almost two years on Friday, with blue-chip led carnage dragging the markets into correction territory after steep falls overnight in U.S. stocks.

01 Feb 2018

M&A whack: China small-caps tumble on asset write-down fears

SHANGHAI China's start-up board ChiNext is staring at its worst weekly loss in 21 months, with a profusion of once-acquisitive companies issuing profit warnings as they bite the bullet after overpaying for their purchases.

30 Jan 2018

China Eastern, Xiamen Airlines cancel Taiwan flights amid routes row

SHANGHAI/TAIPEI China Eastern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines said on Tuesday they had cancelled 176 round-trip flights to Taiwan that had been added to their schedules to meet demand over the Lunar New Year, amid a row between Beijing and Taiwan over flight routes.

30 Jan 2018

Asset managers rush to launch MSCI index funds ahead of China A-share inclusion

SHANGHAI Chinese asset managers, seeking to get ahead of an expected wave of foreign money inflows, are racing to launch index funds that place bets on a select group of mainland stocks, which will be included in MSCI's emerging market benchmark this year.

12 Jan 2018

China cracks down on foreign companies calling Taiwan, other regions countries

SHANGHAI China's aviation authority on Friday demanded an apology from Delta Air Lines for listing Taiwan and Tibet as countries on its website, while another government agency took aim at Inditex-owned fashion brand Zara and medical device maker Medtronic Plc for similar issues.

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