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.
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CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports on all the trading action in Asia as the Nikkei climbs to an eleven and a half week high on a weaker yen.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports on the overnight action in Asia markets as the Nikkei rebounds on a weaken yen.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports Japan's market edges lower in thin trading as the yen touches a fresh 17-month high versus the U.S. dollar.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah report on all the market-moving events in Asia as the Japanese government says it will take steps to arrest the yen's climb and the dollar/yen correlation sees a slight recovery.
Japan's Nikkei 225 posts it longest losing streak under Abenomics, reports CNBC's Sri Jegarajah with the latest trading action from Asian markets.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports downbeat China trade data sours investor sentiment sending Asian markets lower.
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CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports on the broad rally in Asian stocks as the Shanghai and Nikkei finish the trading day with strong gains.