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European Markets Fall on Lower German Sentiment

European stock markets stayed lower midmorning on Tuesday after the German ZEW index slid more than expected, with the sentiment indicator hit by ongoing tensions between Ukraine and Russia.The Stoxx Europe 600 index gave up 0.1% to 325.63, partly erasing a 1.1% rally from Monday, which marked the biggest advance in almost two weeks.The pan-European benchmark was weighed by a 0.9% loss for Vodafone Group PLC (VOD), falling after Fitch Ratings placed the telecoms firm on rating watch negative after the deal to buy Spanish cable operator Ono SA. Fitch said it will likely downgrade Vodafone by one notch if it acquires Ono without taking other measures to reduce debt.Shares of Scania AB fell 4.3% after an independent committee formed to assess Volkswagen AG's bid for the Swedish truck maker recommended that Scania shareholders reject the offer. Volkswagen shares fell 1.2%.Resolution Ltd. slumped 5.6% after the insurance firm swung to profit but said founders Clive Cowdery and John Tiner wi...

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