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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SYDNEY The chief investment officer of BlackRock Inc's Australian arm said on Friday that investors should not expect double-digit gains from the country's stock market in the near-term.
SYDNEY Commonwealth Bank of Australia easily overcame protest votes against executive remuneration and board appointments at an annual general meeting on Thursday, as it tries to rebuild its reputation after a series of scandals.
SYDNEY, Nov 15 National Australia Bank has found weaknesses in systems that monitor customers as part of a programme to comply with money-laundering and counter-terrorist financing laws, and flagged further problems could be discovered.
SYDNEY Australian fund manager IFM Investors said it is targeting investment in airports in Japan's massive asset privatization drive as the fund increases its exposure to Asia.
SYDNEY Commonwealth Bank of Australia said on Wednesday first-quarter cash profit jumped 10 percent, topping analyst expectations, as impairment charges fell to a record low and higher mortgage rates widened its home-lending margins.
SYDNEY Indian conglomerate Adani Enterprises is in talks with China Machinery Engineering Corp (CMEC) for the financing of a controversial coal mine project in Australia, two sources with knowledge of the situation said on Thursday.
SYDNEY National Australia Bank (NAB) flagged thousands of job cuts as it posted a record annual cash profit of A$6.64 billion ($5.1 billion) on Thursday, underpinned by surging home loan volumes and higher business lending margins.
HONG KONG/SYDNEY Two Chinese healthcare firms are among investors seeking to buy Australia's I-MED Radiology Network in a deal that could value the X-ray provider at more than A$1 billion ($765 million), people with knowledge of the matter said.
SYDNEY Australia's biggest investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd on Friday posted record first-half profits, upgraded its full-year earnings forecast and unveiled plans for a A$1 billion ($766 million) share buyback, sending its stock to an all-time high.
SYDNEY Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd booked an 18 percent jump in annual cash profit on lower bad debts and cost cuts, but warned that finding revenue growth was getting harder.