The lunch box - 31/07

The lunch box - 31/07

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Channel latest

  • Apple seems to be having trouble addressing demand for the iPhone with its partners.
  • Fuji Xerox has taken a step into retail print management with a deal with a liquor store chain.

State of the market

  • The market leapt in early trading and while it has fluctuated over the morning, it remains 39.7 points up at 11:42am.
  • The Aussie dollar is still faring well, buying $US0.8265. Gold recovered slightly from yesterday’s losses and trades at $US937.3 an ounce. Oil has rebounded from its earlier falls and currently sells for $US66.9 a barrel.

General news



For the weekend:

  • If you’re in the mood for a read, there’s an interesting war-time book, The Wolf, reviewed by the SMH.
  • Also reviewed in the SMH, Eleven Kitchen and Cellar sounds like a nice, reasonably priced meal.
  • Having a day out in Adelaide? Try Jam the Bistro, a quaint modern mediterranean-style bistro in the city.

Tomorrow's weather

  • Sydney: Mostly sunny. Min: 8, Max: 19
  • Melbourne: Shower or two developing. Min: 9, Max: 17
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 8, Max: 22
  • Perth: Fine. Min: 4, Max: 21
  • Adelaide: Becoming fine. Min: 7, Max: 17
  • Hobart: Mainly fine. Min: 7, Max: 15
  • Canberra: Fine, partly cloudy. Min: 2, Max: 13
  • Darwin: Fine and sunny. Min: 17, Max: 31

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