European Stocks Falter; Adidas Warns on Currencies Despite World Cup Gains

March 5, 2014

European indices lose some of the ground recovered during Tuesday¿s rally even as tensions in Ukraine ease, while Chinese economic targets highlight the juggling act the government must perform to expand while keeping credit risks and inflation in check. France¿s leading hypermarkets retailer Carrefour returns to growth in its main market but German sporting goods maker Adidas says currency movements will weigh on its 2014 performance.