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.
Rising U.S. oil production will help neutralize supply disruptions from Libya and Iraq, making global markets less vulnerable to price shocks.
Leonardo Fibonacci's indicator suggests gold prices may be poised to regain some lost ground after their crushing 30 percent dive last year.
Benchmark crude prices may encounter an initial bout of "knee-jerk" selling - with U.S. futures possibly testing $95 a barrel and Brent sliding to $107 - if the Federal Reserve starts cutting stimulus measures as early as this week, traders and strategists told CNBC.
Gold prices may close the end year near $1,300 lifted by a “relief rally” if the Fed votes to keep stimulus measures intact, CNBC's survey shows.