The Lunch Box - 03/02

The Lunch Box - 03/02

It's Hump Day. Of course, that's not official. Some people insist on call it Wednesday. Honestly, so old-fashioned. You can get over any humps in your day by checking out our news wrap, now updated every couple of hours. What's happening in the big wide world is just a link away.

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State of the market

  • The markets have risen in early trading thanks to strong leads on Wall St. It then held from for the remainder of the day rising marginally in the afternoon. At the close of trading, the S&P/ASX200 was up 42.6 points at 4647.9.
  • The Aussie dollar has fallen marginally despite yesterday’s surprise lack of rate rise. It sells for $US0.8871. Gold is trading higher at $US1118.2 an ounce while oil sells for $US76.9 a barrel.

General News




  • Sydneysiders should check out Marianne Faithfull at the Opera House - an old stager who's become fabulous interpreter of songs and a genuine entertainer.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Shower, chance thunderstorms. Min: 21, Max: 25
  • Melbourne: A little rain later. Min: 24, Max: 31
  • Brisbane: Shower or two. Min: 21, Max: 29
  • Perth: Sunny. Min: 14, Max: 29
  • Adelaide: Shower or two. Afternoon change. Min: 22, Max: 30
  • Hobart: Rain clearing. Min: 15, Max: 20
  • Canberra: Rain periods. Chance thunderstorm. Min: 18, Max: 25
  • Darwin: Afternoon storm inland. Min: 26, Max: 32

    Product Wars: Best Valentine's Day gadget

    • Results so far...
    • 1: USB Heart - 69%
    • 2: Red Apple iPod Nano - 63%
    • 3: USB Aromatherapy Oil Burner - 61%
    • 4: Addject Kissing Love Tester - 56%
    • 5: USB Desktop Photo Frame - 54%

    • Click here to cast your vote!

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