Based in Singapore, Sri is the co-anchor of CNBC's Capital Connection and an experienced business and financial markets correspondent. Capital Connection, broadcast simultaneously from Asia and Europe, gives viewers a reading on Asia's markets mid-day and prepares them for the European trading day.
Specializing in commodities since 1997, Sri follows global energy developments closely. He compiles a popular weekly oil market survey for the network aimed at better informing the investment community on near-term price direction.
Covering financial markets for more than 15 years, Sri has reported on major global events including the 2008 financial crisis, the Indian Ocean tsunami and the Fukushima disaster in Japan. He twice received the Bronze Medal in2009 and 2013 for Best News Correspondent by the New York Festivals International TV & Films Awards.
Prior to joining CNBC in 2005, Sri was an energy reporter for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg News in Singapore.
Brent crude oil prices may touch $150 a barrel if military action against Syria sparks a broader regional spill-over and causes supply disruptions in major producers like Iraq.
Benchmark oil markets may fall this week as higher bond yields erode confidence in the housing market, undermining the 'multiplier effect' on the broader U.S. economy.
Emerging markets strategist Peter Redward correctly predicted a sharp slide in the Indian rupee and Indonesia rupiah and warned the selling isn't yet over.
India, running out of options to avoid a currency crisis, may resort to selling a foreign-currency sovereign bond to raise foreign capital and finance a current account gap.