The lunch box - 22/01

The lunch box - 22/01

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 markets have followed Wall St. on a sharp downward drop. At 11:43am, the S&P/ASX200 was down 83.3 points.
  • The Aussie dollar has become weaker and sells for $US0.9011. Gold is also down almost one per cent and trades at $US1103 an ounce. Oil prices have fallen almost two per cent, with prices hitting $US76.2 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 Weekend:

  • No doubt, many of you will be making this one a four day weekend to take advantage of Australia Day next Tuesday. With that in mind, head on over to for ideas on how to party!

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Mostly fine. Gusty change. Min: 24, Max: 39
  • Melbourne: Shower or two. Min: 16, Max: 23
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 22, Max: 33
  • Perth: Partly cloudy. Min: 20, Max: 36
  • Adelaide: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 18, Max: 30
  • Hobart: Mainly fine. Min: 11, Max: 21
  • Canberra: Fine. High cloud. Min: 21, Max: 35
  • Darwin: Showers/afternoon storm. Min: 26, Max: 32

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