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The lunch box - 06/01

The lunch box - 06/01

Welcome to 2010, everyone! We look forward to providing you with news throughout the year, and we all hope 2010 is the start of a very happy decade.

State of the market

  • After a good day yesterday the ASX is a little less positive today, just scraping positive with a 0.4 point rise to 4924.7 at 11:33am today.
  • The Aussie dollar continues to rise against the US – it’s currently sitting at $US0.9116. Gold is currently at $US1118.5, and Oil has continued upwards to $US81.8

General news

  • Google superphone: Google has launched its Nexus One smartphone
  • Hot news: Heat wave temperatures used against climate change sceptics
  • Housing down: Rate rises and economy force housing sector lower
  • Unstylish PM: British PM named ‘worst-dressed man’
  • Darwin at war: A US Marine Captain accuses Darwin women of wearing too little clothing
  • Secret weapon: Anti-whalers bring in secret ship to hunt Japanese fleet

Sport

Entertainment

For the evening:
  • Rolling Stone wasn’t overly impressed with Timbaland’s new album: Shock Value II, but fans of the maverick music man might feel differently.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Cloudy, a few showers. Min: 21, Max: 24
  • Melbourne: Sunny. Min: 13, Max: 28
  • Brisbane: Shower or two. Min: 22, Max: 29
  • Perth: Mostly sunny. Min: 17, Max: 29
  • Adelaide: Dry. Sunny. Min: 18, Max: 36
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 11, Max: 21
  • Canberra: Partly cloudy. Min: 15, Max: 28
  • Darwin: Monsoonal showers/storms easing. Min: 25, Max: 31

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