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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Stock index futures slide on Thursday.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Wednesday, ahead of several economic indicators which could give an idea as to how Friday's non-farm payrolls number will read.
Indians are frustrated by the slow pace of government reforms to reignite the country's growth, said the head of Hero MotoCorp.
Treasury prices dipped slightly on Friday in subdued trading, with investors looking ahead to key data next week.
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