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.
Gold prices may fall towards $1,250 an ounce this week.
Benchmark oil prices are likely to flat-line this week until investors get more details and certainty on a deal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling.
Gold remains resilient and is set to strengthen on seasonal buying from India.
Benchmark oil prices may draw just temporary support from production shutdowns in the Gulf of Mexico as the U.S. government shutdown drags on.
The embattled U.S. dollar faces its fifth losing week as the U.S. government shutdown hits growth prospects in the world's largest economy.