The lunch box - 18/11

The lunch box - 18/11

Another week, another lunch. It’s getting closer to Christmas now (perhaps you’ve noticed the too-early decorations in supermarkets across the country), but for now enjoy the last few days of Spring – Summer is coming with a vengeance.

Channel news

State of the market

  • The markets jumped in morning trading rising as much as 47 points before losing ground steadily thereafter. At close of trading, the S&P/ASX200 was up 9.6 points at 4739.0.
  • The Aussie dollar weakened slightly and was trading at $US0.9283. Gold is selling for $US1139.2 an ounce while oil is on the market for $US79.2 a barrel.

General news



For the evening:

  • The new Popular Penguins series of books is exceptional – with a wide range to appeal to anyone’s taste. Our recommendation is to pick something new to read tonight.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Chance afternoon shower/thunderstorm. Min: 19, Max: 31
  • Melbourne: Morning cloud. Min: 24, Max: 36
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 21, Max: 32
  • Perth: Few showers, storm risk. Min: 14, Max: 21
  • Adelaide: Possible late thunder. Min: 25, Max: 41
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 14, Max: 25
  • Canberra: Fine and sunny. Min: 15, Max: 37
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower/storm. Min: 27, Max: 33

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  • Results so far...
  • 1st - Google - 72%
  • 2nd - Netspace - 70%
  • =3rd - Apple iPods - 60%
  • =3rd - Nintendo Gameboy - 60%
  • 5th - Social Networking sites - 53%

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