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.
Despite the exodus of foreign capital from Indonesia that has sent its currency tumbling, Finance Minister Chatib Basri says the economy is not in a state of crisis.
Samsung, with its lineup of Android smartphones has been overtaking rival Apple. But the boss of the company's electronics division says his biggest fear is to become complacent.
India's corporate sector is under threat as the rupee's downward spiral exacerbates the debt burden of companies already battling feeble growth and sluggish demand.
The beleaguered rupee, which has pared back losses after breaching the 65 mark against the U.S. dollar last week, will head back to 60 in the coming months.