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.
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 aftermath of the 2011 tsunami disaster from Tokyo. He twice received the Bronze Medal in 2009 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.
China's February crude oil imports dropped to their lowest level in four months, final data from Thomson Reuters Oil Analytics showed.
The wave of supply generated by the U.S. oil boom will help cushion any possible disruption from Venezuela if political unrest escalates.
Concern of prolonged political unrest in Ukraine is raising fears of a sovereign default, fueling demand for safe-haven assets including bullion.
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