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. bonds fell on Tuesday, with investors moving into riskier assets after strong economic data during the previous session.
Quitting the EU would cost London its title as the financial services capital of Europe, City heavyweight Win Bischoff warned on Tuesday.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open on the last day of the week, as fears about the Ukraine-Russia situation resurged.
U.S. stock index futures pushed higher on Thursday, as Apple and Facebook's strong earnings boosted early trade in Europe.
Germany's businesses grew more confident in April, the widely followed Ifo index showed on Thursday.
The onward march of discount U.K. retailer Primark will continue with its first U.S. store, in the Boston building previously occupied by Filene’s.
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