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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U.S. stock index futures indicated that Wall Street looked set to maintain the gains posted on Thursday.
U.S. stock-index futures indicated a second day of losses
U.S. stock index futures signaled a positive open on Wednesday as fears of military movements in Ukraine receded.
U.S. stock futures turned higher Tuesday after Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a speech that he does not want Ukraine divided further.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open to the week, as markets appeared to shrug off referendum ramifications in Crimea.
U.S. yields traded lower as investors shunned risk-sensitive assets amid lingering worries over Ukraine and soft U.S. data.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Friday following a selloff Thursday, but this weekend's referendum in Crimea could keep a lid on gains as investors start fretting over the fallout of the vote.
U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a higher open on Thursday.
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