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.
The move by China's Dagong to downgrade its rating on U.S. sovereign debt reflects the country's frustration over the debt ceiling debacle.
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