Author, economist and broadcaster, Dharshini is currently the BBC’s Economics Correspondent.  She also presents business news for Radio 4’s flagship Today programme. She started her career as an economist in government, and was subsequently HSBC Investment Bank’s UK Economist. She left the trading floor to cover financial stories for the BBC in London and went on to present Panorama and the BBC’s Wall Street coverage from New York as the financial crisis took hold.  She has also presented business and political news programmes for Sky News, including the flagship “Sky News Tonight” show alongside Adam Boulton, and has written a book, “The Almighty Dollar” on the economic foundations that underpin the modern world.