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.
As sorely-needed infrastructure investment remains elusive, reducing contentious fuel subsidies is crucial for Indonesia's next president.
As the Federal Reserve debates the timing of its first rate hike, IMF's Christine Lagarde is urging central banks to cooperate on policy moves.
The Philippines' record-low interest rates have raised fears over potential asset bubbles. The country says the risks are under control.