Ansuya Harjani joined CNBC's web and digital team in 2010, where she writes investment and feature articles with a focus on Asian economies. Prior to joining CNBC, she was a producer for the BBC's "Asia Business Report." Harjani holds a bachelor's degree in international relations from the University of Virginia.
While the economy slowed in Q3, there are no signs of a growth collapse, according to the latest China Beige Book survey.
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Former Federal Reserve governor Robert Heller says he "fervently hopes" the U.S. central bank will hit the "lift-off" button this week.