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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Treasury bonds rose as investors sought the safety of government bonds amid concerns about global growth following weak data from China and Europe.
U.S. Treasury debt prices slipped on Monday afternoon after European Central Bank's Mario Draghi said the bank was willing to purchase more bonds.
The European Central Bank is likely to start buying government bonds in the first half of next year, a former member of the Bank told CNBC on Monday.
U.S. stocks looked set to decline at the open on Monday, with global shares hit by the news that Japan had unexpectedly slipped into recession.
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