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 President of the ECB is back in the spotlight as he testifies in front of policymakers amid and questions over the effectiveness of his policies.
Wall Street looked set to start the week lower, following the buzz around Alibaba's market debut and the Scottish referendum last week.
U.S. sovereign bonds fell on Friday, with the yield curve flattening, after Scotland voted again independence from the United Kingdom.
Policymakers in the U.K. have used the result of the Scottish referendum to back plans for more devolution for each part of the United Kingdom.
The U.S. Treasury bond yield curve flattened on Thursday, with longer-dated notes rising while shorter-dated ones fell.
Wall Street looked set to open higher, as stocks in Europe continued a relief rally over the Federal Reserve's accommodative policy stance.
The ECB doled out 82.6 billion euros ($106.3 billion) in cheap loans to banks on Thursday, and released details of a new rotation system for its Governing Council.
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