Katy Barnato is Acting Deputy Digital News Editor of CNBC.com in Europe, for which she writes and edits business news and features.
She joined CNBC in 2011, after previously 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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Prices rose after the Treasury's auction of two-year notes saw strong demand, but low volume and a lack of market-moving economic data capped gains.
U.S. benchmark bonds turned narrowly lower on Friday, after China unexpectedly cut interest rates, stepping up its campaign to boost growth.
U.S. stocks were setting up for a sharply higher open on Friday, following the first rate cut by China's central bank in more than two years.
Treasury bonds rose as investors sought the safety of government bonds amid concerns about global growth following weak data from China and Europe.
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