Despite weakness in Asia and worsening tensions in Ukraine, Europe showed some resilience in morning trading Monday. Rolls-Royce is set to buy out its diesel engine joint venture partner Daimler for more than $3 billion. French mobile telecoms market gets a boost, while Chiquita will take control of its Irish banana rival in an all-share deal valued at over $1 billion. India rallies on election hopes, but China's exports disappoint

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