Katie Holliday is a Writer with CNBC.com, covering a range of topics including global macro-economic news, market developments and corporate news. Before joining CNBC, Katie was a senior asset management correspondent at Investment Week in London. Katie holds a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Southampton University.
Amid reports that China is considering relaxing house ownership restrictions, analysts have tipped the real estate sector as one to watch.
It is wrong to describe a recent corporate debt default in China as a 'Lehman' or 'Bear Stearns' moment, BlackRock's Asia Pacific chairman told CNBC.
Surging soft commodity prices have raised concerns over higher inflation in emerging markets, but market watchers are downplaying the worries for now.
Facebook's $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp has made the world sit up and take notice of messaging apps and their importance.