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 vote. 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 markets finished in negative territory on Wednesday as a renewed decline in oil prices and weakness in the tech sector weighed on sentiment.
Russia's economy is expected to return to growth as early as the end of the year, the chief executive of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) told CNBC on Wednesday.
Russia has accused U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson of "Russophobic hysteria" after he accused the country of carrying out an attack on an aid convoy in Syria.
If the U.K. opts to cut all its trade ties with the European Union, it could cost the government £66 billion ($81.1 billion) a year.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday that the "real work starts now" for OPEC as doubts grow over an output cut.
European markets finished Monday on a positive note, after oil prices staged a strong comeback during trade.
The amount of territory controlled by the Islamist militant group, the so-called Islamic State (ISIS), has shrunk by 16 percent so far this year.
Diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Russia have hit a new low and tensions could lead to cyber-war and more, analysts warned.
Brand Union's Terry Tyrrell talks to Marketing Media Money about what makes a brand and whether brand cultures can scupper mergers and takeovers.
Marketing Media Money talks to Saddington Baynes about how neuroscience was used to enhance visual imagery in its recent Honda campaign.
McDonald's aimed for a modern and functional look but people are comparing the uniforms to the bad guys in 'Star Wars'
CNBC looks at how the computer systems in F1 cars have made their way into regular vehicles.
FIA President Jean Todt discusses his start with the Ferarri team and the current problems facing F1.
F1 experts discuss whether the quieter engine sounds are making the sport less attractive.
Lindsey Bell of CFRA Research says stock gains for companies that are beating earnings forecasts are being limited by politics and macro issues.
RBC’s chief U.S. market strategist Jonathan Golub says earnings and a better economy are fueling the rally on Wall Street.
Shares of U.S. Steel plunged after the firm posted a surprise loss.