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.
Rising property prices in Australia have once again reignited worries over a bubble, but local residents and strategists remain unconvinced.
If Japan's ambitious plan to pull its beleaguered economy out of a deflationary rut falls flat this year, it won't be the only country that feels the pain, economists at asset management firm Schroders have said.
A crackdown on alcohol-related violence in Australia's most populous state will only have a minor impact on Australia's night-time economy.
A surprise jump in Australia's inflation rate poses a dilemma for central bankers over their next interest rate move.
Some are speculating a change to the BoJ's inflation target, but analysts told CNBC such a move could steer the nation's economic progress off track.