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.
Hopes are tentatively rising that recent slow progress made towards forming a ruling coalition will get the country back on track.
The German economy grew a better-than-expected 0.4 percent in the second quarter of 2016, according to flash estimates.
Moller-Maersk kept its downbeat 2016 profit forecast on Friday as the Danish shipping and oil giant reported net profit way under expectations.
European stocks finished in the black on Thursday as investors cheered on the sharp rebound in oil prices.
Turkey's banks have leaped into action after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacked lenders.
Zurich Insurance reported net income of $1.6 billion for the first half, down 22 percent on-year, but the company's CEO told CNBC he was pleased.
A top U.S. military commander said that the militant group that calls itself Islamic State is on the retreat "on all fronts" as the number of its combatants at its disposal declines.
European stocks failed to finish on a positive note on Wednesday as the renewed decline in oil prices and a slew of corporate earnings curbed sentiment.
The OPEC report may dampen hopes for a deal on a production freeze at its meeting next month.
Far from being the "coloring in department," responsible for making people want to buy products, marketing now has a broader remit than ever.
Richard Curtis, the recipient of the LionHeart Award 2017, tells Carolin Roth that business and advertising can do well by doing good.
CNBC's Tania Bryer talks fame, feminism and fair pay with Hollywood's Alicia Silverstone and Mena Suvari.
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.
John Manley of Wells Fargo says market valuations are high, while David Rosenberg of Gluskin Sheff says the dollar has been relatively stable.
Peter Spiegel of the Financial Times discusses the market impact of Brexit talks a year after the UK's vote to leave the EU.
Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman has spent $100M to launch his Beijing-centered scholarship program. Two Schwarzman Scholars share their stories.