The lunch box - 17/08

The lunch box - 17/08

- Snackin’ down at lunch

Snack down on some juicy news bits over lunch, and keep up to date with the goings-on in the world with the ARN lunch box!

Channel latest

  • Two big ones to kick off the week – first up is the rumour that PKBA is set to acquire Leading Solutions
  • The other one? Multimedia Technology and Cisco have partnered up

State of the market

  • The market slipped down on the back of profit-taking and easier commodity prices. The S&P/ASX200 finished 72.6 points down at 4388.4.
  • The Aussie dollar is also suffering, down 1.02 per cent to $US0.8239. Gold is trading lower at $US948.7 an ounce while oil has slipped back below the 70 dollar mark to $US67.5 a barrel

General news


  • Greased lightning: Bolt smashes 100m world record again
  • US PGA Championship: Tiger shocked as Yang cracks his streak and wins by three
  • The Ashes tour: Hauritz boosts chances of selection for 5th Test
  • AFL: Bombers bring Saints unbeaten run to end
  • NRL:Knights turn to Johns brothers
  • Boxing: Green wins third world title
  • Football:Man Utd win, but Spurs trip up Liverpool in season opener


For the evening:

  • You all know the drill by now - Dance Flick won’t be winning any awards, especially from Empire, but it could be a fun evening out.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 9, Max: 21
  • Melbourne: Mainly sunny. Min: 8, Max: 19
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 13, Max: 23
  • Perth: Showers, easing later. Min: 11, Max: 18
  • Adelaide: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 7, Max: 20
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 7, Max: 17
  • Canberra: Fine. Early frost. Min: -2, Max: 15
  • Darwin: Fine, mostly sunny. Min: 20, Max: 32

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