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.
Samsung Electronics is gearing up to release a low-cost Tizen-powered smartphone in the $100 price range, according to local media reports.
While Singapore's property market has cooling signs, with volume of new private home sales halving, it has defied expectations of a sharp correction.
China's economy stabilized in the fourth quarter as the services sector and manufacturing sector strengthened, according to the China Beige Book.
The Russian central bank's rate hike further threatens financial stability in the economy and is unlikely to put a floor the Ruble or stocks.
Japan's ruling coalition extended its super-majority in snap parliamentary elections Sunday. So, why are Tokyo stocks falling?
The global economy muddled along this year, with the resurgence in the U.S. offsetting slowing growth elsewhere. So, where does this leave us in 2015?