Katie Holliday is a Writer with CNBC.com, covering a range of topics including global macro-economic news, market developments and corporate news. Before joining CNBC, Katie was a senior asset management correspondent at Investment Week in London. Katie holds a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Southampton University.
With opinion polls indicating a win for the opposition Liberal-National coalition party, financial markets are, pricing in the likelihood of a change in government.
The battered Aussie dollar is a popular short for currency traders at the moment, but one economist says the market has got it wrong and the Aussie is, in fact, a 'screaming buy.'
Japan's consumption tax hike is considered a vital step towards Japan getting its fiscal house in order, but one analyst told CNBC the measure is premature.
The appointment of a new head of the Indian central bank seems like a promising step, but Raghuram Rajan has his work cut out for him.
Standard Chartered says it remains committed to South Korea, even after $1 billion hit from writedowns in the country.