Lunch Box - 20/01(5pm update)

Lunch Box - 20/01(5pm 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

  • The markets have risen following rallies on Wall St. and are being lead by mining stocks. However, early major gains were trimmed after lunch. At close of trading, the S&P/ASX200 was up 7.0 points at 4868.2.
  • The Aussie dollar is continuing to be largely steady and trades at $US0.9225. Gold prices have risen to $US1140.5 an ounce and oil is very slightly down to $US79 a barrel.

General news



Please contribute to the Haiti aid efforts:

  • World Vision Australia | 13 32 40 |
  • Oxfam Australia | 1800 088 110 |
  • Medecins Sans Frontieres | 1300 13 60 61 |
  • UNICEF Australia | 1300 884 233 |

For the Evening:

  • Watching the Tennis? It might well be Roger Federer’s last real shot at the Grand Slam. It starts on Channel 7 at 7

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Sunny. Min: 19, Max: 30
  • Melbourne: Partly cloudy. Min: 17, Max: 32
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 20, Max: 32
  • Perth: Sunny. Min: 15, Max: 30
  • Adelaide: Dry. Partly cloudy. Min: 19, Max: 38
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 10, Max: 22
  • Canberra: Sunny. Min: 16, Max: 35
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower. Storm inland. Min: 26, Max: 33

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