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 finished with modest gains on Wednesday, as oil attempted a price recovery and a jump in banks and miners offset mixed earnings.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his ally, Syrian President Bashar Assad, are "weaponizing" the region's refugee crisis and are using it to undermine Europe's security and unity, according to a top U.S. and NATO commander in Europe.
European markets posted strong gains on Tuesday as investors shrugged off a survey showing another slump in China's manufacturing sector.
European equities closed mostly higher on Monday as investors cheered on the jump in oil prices and mining stocks, and shook off China.
The Greek Marxist economist and fiery former finance minister is going to help out a U.K. political party.
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