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.
Manufacturing and services output in the euro zone rose above expectations in November despite the series of terror attacks in Paris.
European equities finished in positive territory on Thursday as investors digested a slew of announcements from global central banks.
A combination of successful airstrikes by Western governments and drop in oil prices are helping to cut Islamic State's revenues.
European equities closed mixed Wednesday as further security scares after the Paris attacks last Friday weighed on investor confidence.
Oil prices gave back earlier gains on Wednesday, after a closely watched report showed a smaller-than-expected build in crude stockpiles.
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