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The lunch box - 19/01(4.40pm update)

The lunch box - 19/01(4.40pm update)

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

  • Mining stocks helped the markets to an early rise, but they quickly fell with no guiding data from Wall St. That instability continued all day. At close of trading, the S&P/ASX200 was down 49.9 points at 4861.2.
  • The Aussie dollar is steady on $US0.9262. Gold sells for $US1131 an ounce while oil is steady at $US78.2 a barrel.

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Please contribute to the Haiti aid efforts:

  • World Vision Australia | 13 32 40 | www.worldvision.com.au
  • Oxfam Australia | 1800 088 110 | www.oxfam.org.au
  • Medecins Sans Frontieres | 1300 13 60 61 | www.msf.org.au
  • UNICEF Australia | 1300 884 233 | www.unicef.org.au

For the Evening:

  • Against all odds, Tooth Fairy turned out to be pretty good. It looks like Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson has the kind of self-reflective humour that Arnold Schwarzenegger used so well at his peak.

    Tomorrow's weather:

    • Sydney: Fine. Sunny. Min: 17, Max: 27
    • Melbourne: Becoming cloudy. Min: 15, Max: 28
    • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 18, Max: 31
    • Perth: Sunny. Min: 20, Max: 30
    • Adelaide: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 16, Max: 33
    • Hobart: Mainly fine. Min: 13, Max: 23
    • Canberra: Sunny. Min: 11, Max: 31

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