The lunch box - 14/09

The lunch box - 14/09


It’s lunch time!

The morning’s over and you need that little boost to energise you through the rest of the day. That’s where the lunch box comes in – interesting news, ideas for the evening and the all-important weather, in one neat package.

Channel latest

State of the market

  • The market has fallen dramatically in morning trading due to investor uncertainty and profit-taking following last week’s gains. At 11:38am the S&P/ASX200 was down 50.5 points
  • The Aussie dollar has dipped to $US0.8561 while oil is trading below the 70 dollar mark at $US69.3 a barrel. Investors continue to back gold in times of uncertainty with the commodity rising to $US1006.4 an ounce

General news


  • NRL: Eels stun Dragons to end Manly's season
  • NRL (2): Manly watch exit from lounge rooms
  • new Haslet keeps his powder bone dry
  • US Open tennis: Serena's on-court tanty - 'If I could, I would ... shove [this ball] down your throat'
  • US Open tennis (2): Del Potro demolishes Nadal
  • US Open (3): Tomic wins the junior title
  • Tennis: Now is the time to spend serious cash on Tomic, says father
  • Formula One GP: Disaster for Webber after opening lap struggle
  • AFL: Collingwood's tactical triumph
  • Rugby Union: Springboks take Tri-Nations title
  • Football: Cahill strike can't save Everton from another loss


For the evening:

  • For some reason, Dan Brown is popular. While his works might be the literary equivalent of dumping a pot of hot coffee on your head to some, many other people will be waiting in line for his new book, launched tomorrow.

    It’s not a recommendation for this evening, but instead, get a good night’s sleep. Chances are that if you’re a Brown fan, you won’t be sleeping tomorrow.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Morning shower or two. Min: 15, Max: 23
  • Melbourne: Mostly sunny. Min: 7, Max: 19
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 12, Max: 26
  • Perth: Few showers. Min: 11, Max: 17
  • Adelaide: Fine. Sunny. Min: 6, Max: 22
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 6, Max: 16
  • Canberra: Fine, sunny. Min: 3, Max: 18
  • Darwin: Fine, mostly sunny. Min: 24, Max: 34

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