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.
More than one quarter of Americans perceive China as the dominant economic power, according to a survey, a reflection of the changing global order.
With shares of Sony plunging 12 percent on Friday, strategists say time is running out for the company to prove that it can engineer a turnaround.
With India, Indonesia, Brazil and South Africa scheduled to hold elections in the next year, politics are set to be a key driving force in emerging markets.
A decline in commodity prices and narrowing yield spreads could see the Australian dollar fall 25 percent by 2016, according to Societe Generale.
As Apple's revenue growth in the Americas and Europe flatlined during the July-September quarter, Japan proved to be a bright spot for the company.