Ira Dugal has been a business journalist for 20 years. She started out covering the economy at NDTV in 2000 and has since specialised in the covering of the economy, banking and finance. She is currently at BloombergQuint, where she heads the platform's economy and finance coverage. Prior to this, she was the deputy managing editor at Mint. Ira is a prolific writer on the economy, banking and finance -- subjects that continue to interest her most. She holds a master’s degree in business journalism from New York University.