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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Prices gained after a report showed CPI rose at its slowest rate in five months during July, while housing starts jumped to an 8-month high.
U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday, as global markets continued to rebound on waning Ukraine-Russia tensions.
German Bunds made the history books this week when yields twice fell below 1 percent—and some analysts say the rally has further to run.
Activists hacked the Twitter account of the Russian Prime Minister on Thursday to announce he was resigning from government.
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