Katy Barnato is an associate producer for CNBC.com, for which she writes and edits business news and features.
She joined CNBC in 2011, after spending most of her career reporting on bond markets for Credit magazine. Her work has also been published in the U.K.'s Sunday Telegraph.
Katy graduated in newspaper journalism from City University in London and economics and politics from the University of Bristol.
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Bonds fell sharply as investors reset bets that yields may increase, a day before Friday's highly anticipated employment report.
Despite a mixed start to October, 2014 is set to be a "blockbuster" year for global IPOs with volumes nearing pre-crisis levels.
U.S. bonds gave back gains on Tuesday, with consumer confidence data in focus against a backdrop of social unrest in Hong Kong.
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