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.
Just because the Fed did not mention the recent emerging-market volatility at its latest meeting doesn't mean it's not watching the turmoil closely.
A massive rate hike from Turkey is a decisive step to shore up a weak currency, but by no means marks the start of the end of emerging-market woes.
Tensions between China and Japan are seen as one of the biggest risks facing the world. Here's a timeline of recent developments in Asia.