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Daily News Digest -- Fri Mar 16, 2012

Daily News Digest -- Fri Mar 16, 2012: Key Irish and international business stories at a glance; Bloomberg says that when Morgan Stanley (MS) said in January it had cut its “net exposure” to Italy by $3.4bn, it didn’t tell investors that the nation paid that entire amount to the bank to exit a bet on interest rates...A Bulgarian delegation of seven ministers and almost one hundred entrepreneurs travelled on Wednesday to a Bulgarian-Qatari economic forum in Doha. But not one of the 500 Qatari business guests showed up for the event...Energy-saving light bulb ends up as hazardous waste, too much insulation promotes mold and household drains are emitting a putrid odour because everyone is saving water. Many of Germany's efforts to protect the environment are a chronic failure, but that's unlikely to change.
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