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The lunch box - 19/08

The lunch box - 19/08

- 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!

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State of the market

  • The market rose strongly - over 40 points - thanks to positive results from Wall St then settled back. However, after 2.30pm it fell off quite rapidly and by close of trading the ASX 200 was down 7.8 points at 4373.8.
  • The Aussie dollar is up slightly to $US0.8267 while gold is trading at $US939.2 an ounce. Oil is nudging the 70 dollar mark thanks to a 3.66 per cent rise and is selling for $US69.2 a barrel

General news

Sport

Entertainment

For the evening:

  • This week’s CD recommendation is legendary artist Richard Thompson’s compilation CD, Walking On A Wire: 1968-2009, reviewed by

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Mostly fine. Min: 9, Max: 22
  • Melbourne: Shower or two. Min: 13, Max: 17
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 12, Max: 24
  • Perth: Few showers. Min: 13, Max: 18
  • Adelaide: Mainly fine. Min: 11, Max: 20
  • Hobart: Early showers. Min: 9, Max: 16
  • Canberra: Fine. Cloud increasing. Min: 1, Max: 17
  • Darwin: Fine, mostly sunny. Min: 20, Max: 33

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