Oil falls, stocks up but investors still jittery

SINGAPORE - Oil prices fell further on

Wednesday as OPEC considered raising production, pushing up
Asian stocks, although investors remained on edge because of the
turmoil in the Middle East.

The euro fell as worries about European sovereign debt

problems intensified following Moody's credit rating downgrade
for Greece on Monday.

European shares were set to fall on Wednesday after gains in

the previous session, with a Portuguese bond auction likely to
be in focus as jitters about the euro zone sovereign debt crisis