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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Bonds gained as civil unrest in Hong Kong weighed on stocks and the yield curve flattened as investors bet that econ data would continue to improve.
Wall Street looked set for a lower open on Monday, after Hong Kong's worst protests in decades rattled markets.
Bonds fell on news that Pimco CIO Bill Gross would be joining rival Janus Capital, which spurred concerns of investor redemptions.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a marginally higher open on Thursday, ahead of earnings from Nike and more speeches from the FOMC.
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