Holly Ellyatt writes for CNBC.com focusing on European macro-economics and politics. She has led digital coverage of the Greek and Russian financial crises and broader euro zone news, as well as covering the U.K. economy, the 2015 election and Brexit debate. Holly joined CNBC in 2012, having worked previously in digital, radio and film production. She studied European Social and Political Studies at University College London (UCL) and Broadcast Journalism at City University.
European equities ended Wednesday's trade sharply higher, as sentiment was boosted by a rally in banks and remarks from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
Ukraine is taking too long to introduce government reforms and fight corruption, the head of the International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday.
European stocks slid to close sharply lower as investors remained pessimistic on global economic growth prospects.
There is little chance of a respite for oil in the next few months, according to the latest forecasts from the International Energy Agency.
European markets ended sharply lower on Monday, as investors saw more factors adding to global growth concerns.
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