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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U.S. bonds pared gains on Friday, with Russia's fresh incursion in Ukraine failing to produce a sustained rally in "safe haven" assets.
Stock futures reduced their drop Thursday, after the second estimate for second-quarter economic growth came in better than expected.
Use of the Chinese yuan in Germany and the U.K. has doubled over the last year, as London and Frankfurt fight to become trading hubs.
Wall Street was seen opening flat on Tuesday, with Dow futures marginally higher and S&P 500 futures slightly lower.
U.S. stock-index futures rose on Monday, following European shares higher, as traders digested comments by the Fed's Yellen and the ECB's Draghi.
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