The lunch box - 12/01

The lunch box - 12/01


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

  • The miners led the markets lower in morning trading, despite strong gains on Wall St. That set the trend for the day and profit taking further softened figures. At close of trading, the S&P/ASX200 was down 51.2 points at 4899.5.
  • The Aussie dollar is down very slightly to $US0.9285. Gold has climbed well and sells for $US1151.7 an ounce and oil prices have remained steady at $US83.05 a barrel.

General news


  • Boxing: Mundine still king of the ring
  • Cricket: Katich set to replace Hughes
  • Cricket (2): Gloves are staying on, says Karman
  • Cricket (3): Ricky's daggy green saved
  • Football: Tevez treble sinks Blackburn
  • Football (2): Big guns IVory Coast held by Burkina Faso in Cup of Nations shock
  • Rugby Union: World Cup coach Macqueen signs up
  • NRL: Cruel injury to Hodges shapes as Brisbane's Achilles heel
  • Tennis: Stosur steps on home soil and finds she has the stumbles
  • Tennis (2): Dokic beats the heat
  • Big brawl: Russian Ice hockey stars in punch up (video)


For the evening:

  • Austin Powers: Goldmember is on Channel 9 at 9:30. It’s a far cry from the brilliant original spoof, but it’s still good fun, and fingers crossed Mike Myers and co. can come up with a fourth.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Mostly fine. Cloudy. Min: 22, Max: 33
  • Melbourne: Shower or two. Min: 17, Max: 23
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 21, Max: 32
  • Perth: Sunny. Min: 15, Max: 35
  • Adelaide: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 16, Max: 26
  • Hobart: Shower or two. Min: 12, Max: 19
  • Canberra: Showers developing later. Min: 21, Max: 33
  • Darwin: Showers/storms. Min: 25, Max: 30

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