East Asia in a Sour Mood, but Europe Cautiously Optimistic

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