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Zain Asher      

News Anchor at CNN International

Zain Asher is a British Nigerian news anchor at CNN International who is based in New York City. She currently anchors the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom, and can regularly be seen filling in on the network's premier business programs, "Quest Means Business", "The Express" and "First Move with Julia Chatterley".

Asher also hosts "Marketplace Africa", CNNI's weekly business show about the continent and its place within global markets, and often interviews CEOs and world leaders for the program. She anchors "CNN Newsroom" on CNN International and previously, Asher co-anchored "CNN Newsroom" on CNN America. She has also worked as a business correspondent in New York City. In addition to financial reporting for CNN, she also had a monthly column in Money Magazine.

In 2013, Asher joined CNN from Money magazine where she covered careers and investing. Prior to MONEY, Asher was a general assignment reporter for News 12 in the greater New York area.

Born and raised in London, Asher graduated from Oxford University where she studied French and Spanish and graduated with a distinction in oral Spanish.

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