The lunch box - 24/08

The lunch box - 24/08

- What’s for lunch today?

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

State of the market

  • The markets rose sharply in morning trading thanks largely to strong gains in the US and Europe. They then consolidated and rose again in the afternoon. The ASX 200 closed at 4426.1, up 135.5 points.
  • The Aussie dollar is back above the US0.80 mark and currently trades at $US0.8402. Gold is up and selling for $US954.7 an ounce while oil is trending upwards at $US73.9 a barrel

General news



For the evening:

  • The real-world Spinal Tap documentary got a rave review in the SMH. Sounds like one worth checking out

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Windy early. Min: 13, Max: 20
  • Melbourne: Windy. Few showers. Min: 8, Max: 13
  • Brisbane: Dry, warm. Min: 18, Max: 31
  • Perth: Fine. Min: 4, Max: 19
  • Adelaide: A few showers. Windy. Min: 10, Max: 15
  • Hobart: A few showers, mountain snow. Min: 5, Max: 12
  • Canberra: Morning showers, windy. Min: 2, Max: 11
  • Darwin: Fine and sunny. Min: 20, Max: 32

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