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 ticked higher on Friday, with the Dow continuing to break records.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower opening on Thursday after stocks surged yesterday on news from the Fed.
U.S. stock index futures ticked up ahead of the much-anticipated outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's final policy meeting of the year.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher opening ahead of the first day of a meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).
U.S. stock index futures moved higher ahead of the publication of the Producer Price Index (PPI) for November at 8:30 a.m. ET.
U.S. stock index futures wavered between slight gains and losses on Thursday.
Switzerland's exchange rate peg against the euro remains "absolutely necessary", despite the upturn in the single currency, the head of the Swiss National Bank told CNBC.
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