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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The fiscal cliff — the $600 billion of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts due at the end of this year — is “simply not going to happen”, Sen. Bob Corker told CNBC.
The Bank of England may yet launch another round of quantitative easing, despite the central bank’s decision to keep bond purchases on hold on Thursday.
Investors who view Africa solely as a natural resources play are “missing the picture,” according to Robert Scharar, fund manager at the Commonwealth Africa Fund.
Investors should opt for U.S. Treasurys and gold because the boost to risky assets from central bank stimulus measures may already be over, according to a report by macroeconomic research firm Capital Economics.
France is uncompetitive not only versus China, but against the rest of Europe, according to Pascal Lamy, director general of the World Trade Organization.
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