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CNBC's Hadley Gamble takes viewers behind the scenes of the EU Summit, whilst the D1920 protests continue to carry on outside the EU summit building.
Xerox has agreed to sell its IT outsourcing unit to Atos for $1.05 billion. Michel-Alain Proch, CFO of Atos, describes it as a "new strategy collaboration."
With the markets being in a "strong seasonal period", Andrew Burkly, managing director and head of institutional portfolio strategy at Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc seems positive that the market will move higher.
Tonight is the most popular night for the Christmas office party. Dustin MacMillan, head of creative at Hix Restaurant Group, shows you how to make a straight up martini, made from cow's milk vodka; and a traditional boozy eggnog to get you in the festive mood.
A sharp fall in any asset price, particularly oil will have a major "knock-on effect" with other asset prices says Paul Sedgwick, head of investments at Frank Investments.
From an investment perspective, how can you find opportunity in popular festive cocktails? Trevor Stirling, European beverages analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, says we've moved away from gummy bear and cookie dough flavoured vodkas, towards flavoured whisky.
At the European Union summit, sanctions on Russia is all the talk. U.K. prime minister David Cameron says the pressure must be kept on Russia while President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, stated that EU needs a consistent strategy towards Russia. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.
Discussing a slowdown in Russia, Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, looks back at the Russian economic crisis in the 1990s and how it impacted Europe, adding that worst case - it might happen again.
Geoff Dennis, head of GEM equity strategy at UBS, says low oil prices are good for growth in most emerging markets.
George O'Connor, senior analyst at Panmure Gordon, says there are two main reasons behind the 'big move' in Oracle's shares recently.
Discussing the recent Fed meeting, Tim Speiss, chairman of personal wealth advisors at EisnerAmper, says the central bank appears to be on "a slow and focused process" when raising rates, with no apparent rise until the end of the first quarter of 2015.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that other countries perceive Russia as a country which should just "sit quietly", rather than try and maintain its sovereignty and independence.
Russia's Vladimir Putin responds to Ukraine Crisis and Russia's stature compared to the rest of the world. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports the President's remarks.
Vladimir Putin spoke about the Ukraine Crisis in his press conference, saying Russia was ready to mediate. Is that a game-changer? Alexander Branis, director at Prosperity Capital, weighs in.
Russian President Vladimir Putin discusses the Ukraine Crisis and ongoing military situation, saying that Russia is ready to act as a mediator.
Russian President Vladimir Putin discusses the turbulence in the country's economy and says the central bank is doing the right thing, but could act a little faster.
Commenting on the Putin's recent speech, Simon Quijano-Evans, head of EM research at Commerzbank, says the press conference started off "relatively calm" and that Putin appears to be trying to act on negotiating terms.
Russian President Vladimir Putin talks about the current state of the Russian economy and how he's still positive. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore analyses the remarks.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that, despite "turbulence" in financial markets, Russia's economy is doing well and its income will be higher than spending.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that the fall in oil prices marks a good opportunity for Russia to diversify its economy.
Chatterley is CNBC’s European reporter covering key business and political events, as well as regular Eurogroup and EU leaders summits in Brussels.
Wilfred Frost is anchor of Worldwide Exchange, joining CNBC in 2014.
Seema Mody is a CNBC reporter and host of the "Trading the Twicker" segment on "Fast Money."