Sri Jegarajah is a CNBC Senior Correspondent based in Singapore. An experienced business and financial markets correspondent who specializes 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 including the 2016 Jakarta attacks, 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.
The deployment of a U.S. navy strike group near the Korean peninsula may prelude Syria-style action.
The response of Russia and Iran to U.S. missile strikes on Syria will be crucial for oil prices.
Political, regulatory and legal challenges may discourage Riyadh from pursuing a U.S. listing for Saudi Aramco.
Progress on fiscal reforms could prompt S&P to return Indonesia's credit rating to investment grade this year, economists and fund managers told CNBC.
DBS Group is looking for a new chief investment officer for its expanding wealth management division to replace Lim Say Boon, sources told CNBC.
According to one investor, London has a 30 percent chance of hosting the Saudi Aramco IPO, but New York is more likely.
Although most said they expected Trump to balk on campaign promises to label China a currency manipulator, several top experts refused to rule it out.
Coal miners operating in Mongolia are betting on China's massive "One Belt, One Road" program to access new markets.
A double whammy of a strong greenback and higher oil prices is set to weigh on earnings of Asia's premium airlines.