The lunch box - 21/09

The lunch box - 21/09

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

  • In the lead up to ARN’s awards night, we’ve listed the finalists. Check it out and get excited – just 3 more sleeps!
  • In the mean time, read David’s thoughts on Telstra – amongst all the celebrations around the forced split of the company, there is another side to consider
  • Ingram Micro and Upsonic have partnered up as a result of the Vantex acquisition.

State of the market

  • The market briefly rose in early morning trading but soon slipped into negative territory. It then held its own for the rest of the day. The S&P/ASX200 finished 15.8 points down at 4677.4.
  • The Aussie dollar is down on the greenback at $US0.8667. Gold is also slightly down and selling for $US1010.3 an ounce while oil is selling for $US72 a barrel

General news


  • Cricket: Australians denied series whitewash
  • NRL: Carroll set for shock switch
  • NRL (2): The 46 points that have fired up Parramatta
  • AFL: Collingwood rolls dice on Scott Pendlebury
  • AFL (2): Premiers will be first among equals
  • Lying for Semenya: Athletics boss clambers for moral high ground
  • Football: Seven-goal thriller as Man Utd pinch 'classic' derby
  • Athletics: Jeter, Gay overshadow Liu in Shanghai


For the evening:

  • Time for new music! Muse’s newest effort The Resistance, is sure to please fans, and if you’ve not heard of the English supergroup, now would be a good time to check them out.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Rain at times. Min: 17, Max: 25
  • Melbourne: Shower or two. Min: 13, Max: 21
  • Brisbane: Fine and hot. Windy. Min: 19, Max: 33
  • Perth: Mostly fine. Min: 8, Max: 19
  • Adelaide: Windy. Showers. Possible thunderstorm, Min: 11, Max: 18
  • Hobart: Rain periods, windy. Min: 7, Max: 18
  • Canberra: Rain periods. Chance thunderstorm. Min: 9, Max: 20
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower. Min: 25, Max: 33

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