Lunch box - 9/12

Lunch box - 9/12

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

  • Another startup has announced its intentions to the market. Triple Cloud has been set up as a cloud products distributor, and already has five vendors to take to market.
  • Brennan’s purchase of S Central assets seems to have been delayed.
  • Finally, Channel Dynamics held its Christmas party recently. The slideshow, here, shows everyone having a lot of fun.

State of the market

  • The markets fell strongly in early trading after credit downgrades and warnings directed at several governments, poor earnings reports in the US and other European factors. However, it began to recover after noon, climbing slowly, but steadily, from a 60 point loss. At close of trading, the S&P/ASX200 was down 32.7 points at 4637.9.
  • The Aussie dollar was up fractionally at $US0.9050. Gold prices continue to fall losing another $US20.60 to sit at $US1143.4 an ounce while oil prices also fell again losing $US0.93 to a reach US73.0 a barrel.

General news



For the evening:

  • If you haven’t already, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas. BigPond has a few ideas to get you started.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: A shower or two. Min: 20, Max: 26
  • Melbourne: Few showers developing. Min: 15, Max: 22
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 23, Max: 34
  • Perth: Sunny. Min: 13, Max: 29
  • Adelaide: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 13, Max: 22
  • Hobart: Mainly fine. Min: 8, Max: 17
  • Canberra: Afternoon shower. Windy. Min: 11, Max: 28
  • Darwin: Afternoon storm. Min: 26, Max: 34

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