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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Use of the Chinese yuan in Germany and the U.K. has doubled over the last year, as London and Frankfurt fight to become trading hubs.
Wall Street was seen opening flat on Tuesday, with Dow futures marginally higher and S&P 500 futures slightly lower.
U.S. stock-index futures rose on Monday, following European shares higher, as traders digested comments by the Fed's Yellen and the ECB's Draghi.
Prices were flat as investors weighed comments by US Fed Chair Janet Yellen at the closely-watched Jackson Hole symposium of central bankers.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Thursday, as the closely-watched Jackson Hole symposium of central bankers gets underway.
The U.S. Treasury yield curve flattened on Wednesday, with minutes from the latest Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in focus.
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