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Ukraine and China Continue to Weigh on Global Indices

Concerns about Chinese growth and the geopolitical fallout of the conflict in Ukraine make for nervous trading on the second day of trading after the Easter break. In Stockholm and in Paris worries that two large M&A transactions could unravel push down shares of Scania and Publicis, respectively. But in London Associated British Foods soars on strong growth at its Primark discount clothing chain, which plans to open its first U.S. store in Boston.