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.
There are far fewer women at the top of advertising agencies than there are men and there is a small pay disparity
Trump has made Twitter his mouthpiece, and has mentioned Boeing, General Motors, L.L.Bean, Carrier and Ford
"Change isn't necessarily negative but the challenge is how quickly can you adapt and embrace that position," says Nadja Swarovski, head of corporate communications and design services at Swarovski.
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.
I think it's all about earnings, says Brad McMillan, Commonwealth Financial, weighing in on what he is watch in the markets.
Chad Morganlander, Washington Crossing Advisors, discusses how some of President Trump's policies could impact oil and markets. Also Morganlander provides his top sector play and outlook on financials.
I think the market may have gotten ahead of itself, says Tina Fordham, Citi, providing her outlook on the markets. Also Fordham talks about concerns among some European leaders that President Trump may be actively seeking to undermine European cohesion.