The lunch box - 15/10

The lunch box - 15/10

Spring Lunchin’

As colour comes back into nature, and with temperatures warming, we’re here to brighten your lunch with the tastiest bits of news for the day.

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State of the market

  • Early in the day the market performed strongly on the back of the DOW in America breaking past 10,000 points. It gained as much as 51 points. However, in later trading it fell back and settled on gains in the mid-20s. At close of trading the S&P/ASX200 was up 28.3 points at 4859.9.
  • The Aussie dollar is on the up and trades for $0.9186. Gold is slightly down to $US1064.7 an ounce while oil is up to $US75.2 a barrel.

Product Wars Update: ICT addictions

  • Results so far:
  • 1st - The Internet - 90%
  • 2nd - Laptop - 77%
  • 3rd - Mobile Phone - 71%
  • 4th - PSP - 55%
  • 5th - Blackberry - 53%

  • Voting closes tomorrow! Click here to submit your last minute votes!

General news


  • Football: Cahill's goal is enough to beat Oman, again
  • Football (2): Organisers in fine Messi as stars fade
  • Cricket: Lillee, Chappell, put names to opener
  • Rugby league: Cool Cronk not carrying emotional baggage
  • Racing: Unfinished business - This one's for Cathy and the kids
  • Racing (2): Caulfield Cup - Home-grown stayers take a back seat as O'Brien draws short straw
  • Racing (3): Cup clues - Brown to show early Vigor from wide barrier
  • Tennis: Frustrated Hewitt hits out at bosses


For the evening:

  • Make Thursday a film day with the Oscar-winning Japanese drama Departures

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 13, Max: 21
  • Melbourne: Shower or two. Min: 10, Max: 16
  • Brisbane: Dry. Min: 14, Max: 29
  • Perth: Fine. Min: 13, Max: 29
  • Adelaide: Light shower or two. Min: 11, Max: 16
  • Hobart: A few showers. Min: 6, Max: 14
  • Canberra: Mostly fine. Min: 4, Max: 14
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower. Min: 25, Max: 35

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