Dhara Ranasinghe is an Associate Producer 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.
A weak economy, an oil-price crash and sanctions. Even with this backdrop Russian stocks are proving to be the world's best performers in early 2015.
Golf, a game often associated with business and affluence, is gaining a broader appeal in South Korea, which means business for the golf industry.
This week has seen Hong Kong’s first foreign exchange intervention in almost two years and analysts will expect more of the same in the weeks ahead.