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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Wall Street looked set to start the week lower, following the buzz around Alibaba's market debut and the Scottish referendum last week.
Policymakers in the U.K. have used the result of the Scottish referendum to back plans for more devolution for each part of the United Kingdom.
The U.S. Treasury bond yield curve flattened on Thursday, with longer-dated notes rising while shorter-dated ones fell.
Wall Street looked set to open higher, as stocks in Europe continued a relief rally over the Federal Reserve's accommodative policy stance.
The ECB doled out 82.6 billion euros ($106.3 billion) in cheap loans to banks on Thursday, and released details of a new rotation system for its Governing Council.
Saudi Arabia's ex-head of intelligence has criticized U.S. anti-terrorism tactics, saying Obama was wrong to rule out troops in Syria and Iraq.
U.S. Treasury bonds largely traded higher on Wednesday, as investors waited to learn whether the Fed would maintain its dovish stance.
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