- 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!
- Ouch, Oakton. A 48.8 per cent dip in profits. Yet the company remains positive.
- On the other side of the fence sits CSG, which reported a 24 per cent increase to profits.
- Dicker Data has ramped up its datacentre play with a new partnership.
State of the market
- Despite predictions of a slump following a bad night on Wall Street, the market held on remarkably well. After opening more than 30 points down, it steadied during the day. The ASX 200 finished just 6.8 points down at 4381.6.
- The Aussie dollar is buying $US0.8260. Gold is trading down at $US935.8 an ounce while oil is selling for $US66.8 a barrel.
- Sell-off: Wall Street shares tumble in global equities rout
- Barlett's big idea: Bye-bye Apple Isle, hello national food bowl
- Diplomatic anger: Beijing bites back plunging relationship with China to decade low
- Bad driver: Learner racks up rotten record
- Busted: US man charged with stealing 130 million credit card numbers
- Hard to swallow Reader's Digest to file for bankruptcy
- Is anybody out there?: UFO sightings spike with blockbusters
- Ghosts of the civil dead: Shadowy figures roam NSW Parliament
- World Athletics Championships: King Bekele triumphs again, Isinbayeva fails to fly
- The Ashes Tour: Border thinks England are 'shot'
- The Ashes Tour (2): Proteas coach says Trott only fit for SA's Second XI
- Cricket: Warne says umpiring standards hit 20-year low
- Football: Sunderland chase Lucas Neill
- NRL: Knights bounce back and slay Storm
- Rugby Union: Paranoid All Blacks bring in the big boppers
- Alan Hansen: Liverpool can rebound from opening shocker
- Kyle and Jackie O back: Sorry and dogged by new storm
- Sleeping with show-offs: Attention-grabbing hotels
- Tetsuya's big secret: Signature dish demystified
- Rolling Stone: The 100 greatest guitarists of all-time - do you agree?
- MasterChef: Ex-lover soaks Chris
- Hit for six: Clarke and Bingle deal with life in the spotlight
- Green Awards 2009: Who should win?
For the evening:
- Balibo is pure art. Don’t miss it.
- Sydney: Fine. Sunny. Min: 9, Max: 21
- Melbourne: Windy. Min: 10, Max: 20
- Brisbane: Fine. Min: 12, Max: 22
- Perth: Few showers. Min: 10, Max: 20
- Adelaide: Mainly fine. Min: 12, Max: 20
- Hobart: Fine. Min: 9, Max: 16
- Canberra: Sunny, early frost. Min: -3, Max: 17
- Darwin: Fine, mostly sunny. Min: 20, Max: 33