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 signaled a steep drop at the start of trading on Wall Street Friday, ahead of fourth quarter earnings from Chevron and MasterCard.
Analysts are worried the Hungarian forint could be the next emerging markets currency to take a dive, like the Argentinian peso.
U.S. stock index futures traded higher on Thursday, on what will be the busiest day of fourth quarter earnings season.
"Too big to fail" banks—those that are so large that failure would be disastrous for their country's economy—still exist, according to RBS.
Bond prices rose after the after the Federal Reserve released the minutes of its most recent policy committee meeting on Wednesday.
Monetary tightening will hit domestic demand, Turkey's finance minister told CNBC, after the country hiked interest rates to 12 percent.
U.S. stock index futures struggled around the flatine Wednesday, a day after an aggressive rate hike from the Turkish central bank and as investors looked ahead to the Federal Reserve's next move on stimulus.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open as global markets awaited word from the Federal Reserve on further tapering.
French unemployment hit a record high of 3.3 million in December, in a further blow to the economic policies of President Francois Hollande.
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