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.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah provides highlights of economic data out of Japan and China.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports Japan shares slip after data shows the world's third-largest economy stalls in April through June.
Thailand's endorsement of army rule reflects a global backlash against politicians, one of the country's last non-military prime ministers told CNBC.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports expectations of further monetary easing by the Bank of Japan sent stocks higher.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports Japanese stocks sold off after a report suggested the government's stimulus package may not live up to expectations.
CNBC's Wilfred Frost reports on U.S. market futures; a check on Asia, with Sri Jegarajah; as well as Europe, with Louisa Bojesen.
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.