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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Embattled Ukraine should be open to working with Russia as well as Europe and the U.S., according to a Ukrainian presidential candidate.
Bonds traded flat on Tuesday as recent short-covering stalled, though declines in Wall St stocks drove some safe-haven support and capped losses.
Spanish, Italian, Greek and Portuguese stocks tumbled on Thursday, after euro zone growth data disappointed and uncertainty prevailed over the prospect of the ECB announcing stimulus measures soon.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-lower open on Wednesday, with investors awaiting April inflation figures.
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