The Lunch Box - 04/12

The Lunch Box - 04/12

It’s summer time! But, since you’re in the office, pass the time until the weekend and the beach with some refreshing news pieces.

Channel news

State of the market

  • With Wall St falling overnight, the market followed suit. At 12.150am, the S&P/ ASX 200 was down 55.0 points at 4719.6.
  • The Aussie dollar is drifting slightly at $US0.9237. Gold keeps rising and has now hit $US1218.2 an ounce but oil prices is up fractionally to $US76.9 a barrel

General news


  • 2nd Test: Bold Bollinger back in baggy green and raring to put wind up Gayle
  • 2nd Test (2): Pace and the plan to beat Windies
  • Cricket: Sehwag 284 not out, on verge of record
  • Tennis: Mauresmo retires
  • Golf: Appleby makes his bid for NSW leadership
  • Football: To be Frank, there would be no World Cup bid without this man
  • World Cup: We're not afraid of anyone, says Verbeek
  • Rugby league: Proposed model is not the answer


For the the weekend:

  • There's just one place to be - it's sold out but you can always sit outside in Sydney's Domain and listen to the music at Homebake.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Mostly fine. Min: 19, Max: 25
  • Melbourne: Shower or two. Min: 13, Max: 21
  • Brisbane: Chance of late thunderstorm. Min: 19, Max: 30
  • Perth: Hot, partly cloudy. Min: 21, Max: 37
  • Adelaide: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 13, Max: 26
  • Hobart: Morning shower or two. Min: 10, Max: 19
  • Canberra: Partly cloudy. Min: 9, Max: 26
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower. Min: 26, Max: 34

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