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.
To be a successful player in southeast Asia's internet economy, companies need to have an international outlook, according to the executive vice chairman at Alibaba Group.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports Japan's first quarter GDP grows faster than expected.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports China's mainland markets reverse morning losses while Japan's PPI falls more than expected.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports weaker than expected trade numbers took its toll on Asia's markets.
Liberty House CEO Sanjeev Gupta told CNBC that he's committed to sustaining all current jobs if the bid for Tata Steel UK is successful.
Sri Lankans have returned to the country's war-torn northern province but say they are struggling to make it a home again.
Sri Lanka’s garment sector has a niche thanks to its design-to-deliver supply chain but it faces challenges from global trade deals.
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.