Dhara Ranasinghe is Senior Writer with CNBC.com, covering a range of topics including the global economy, financial markets and corporate news. Before joining CNBC, Dhara was a correspondent and sub editor with Reuters news agency in London and Singapore. She has reported on European Treasury markets, Asian economies and currency markets and edited company news stories. Dhara holds a Bachelor's degree in History from the London School of Economics.
Hong Kong's market for initial public offerings (IPOs) looks like it's kicking into gear, just as the year winds down.
European finance ministers have reached the basis of an agreement to wind down failing banks, Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem told CNBC.
A ban on the use of cryptocurrencies cannot be ruled out, although China’s latest rulings are an acknowledges the growing use of digital currencies.
The spotlight in the Asia-Pacific region this week falls on Australia, where the central bank holds its final meeting of the year.