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. stock index futures were in positive territory Monday, after the Dow and S&P 500 turned in four-straight weeks of gains, as investors looked ahead to some key economic reports.
U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday, with Wall Street looking to bounce back after a two-day decline.
U.S. stock index futures were mildly lower on Thursday after weekly data on the labor front and Exxon Mobil reported reported.
Around one-third of the world's economy by 2025 will be based in countries at high risk from the impact of climate change, said a risk consultancy.
U.S. stock index futures held their gains Tuesday, with the S&P 500 poised to hit a fresh high, despite a weaker-than-expected retail sales report and ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting.
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