- IEA Cuts World Oil Demand Forecast
The International Energy Agency on Wednesday lowered its 2010 world oil demand forecast by 220,000 barrel-a-day to average 86.38 million barrels a day.
- Morgan Stanley Under Probe
U.S. federal investigations are probing whether Morgan Stanley misled investors about mortgage derivative products it helped design and sometimes bet against.
- Japan's Government's Debt Hits Record High in 2009
The outstanding balance of Japan's central government debt hit a record high of 882.92 trillion yen at the end of fiscal 2009 through March 31 as the government issued more bonds amid the economic downturn.