The Lunch Box - 10/02 (updated 4.30pm)

The Lunch Box - 10/02 (updated 4.30pm)

We've reached the hump. Wednesday. A day that leads to better. And we've got plenty that's good. Especially, our dose of news, updated several times daily, to ensure you're up to date with the world around you.

Channel News

State of the market

  • The market bounced out of the blocks following strong earnings results from BHP Billiton and the Commonwealth Bank and rising offshore markets. However,a solid 55-point gain evaporated in afternoon trading as bank shares and fears about European debt dragged the market down. At close of trading, the S&P/ASX200 was up 8.3 points at 4513.4.
  • The Aussie dollar is back above 87 cents and sells for $US0.8784. Gold is up by half a per cent to $US0.1072 an ounce while oil is down by the same percentage to $US73.4 a barrel.

General News




  • In Sydney, Tex Perkins is Johnny Cash at the Opera House. The man in black is back.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 28, Max: 31
  • Melbourne: Storms and showers. Min: 23, Max: 30
  • Brisbane: Mostly fine. Min: 22, Max: 30
  • Perth: Mostly sunny. Min: 19, Max: 31
  • Adelaide: A few showers. Possible thunder. Min: 24, Max: 31
  • Hobart: A few showers. Min: 14, Max: 21
  • Canberra: Possible afternoon shower. Min: 18, Max: 31
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower/inland storm. Min: 26, Max: 33

Product Wars: Best Valentine's Day gadget

  • Results so far...
  • 1: USB Heart - 67%
  • 2: Red Apple iPod Nano - 60%
  • 3: USB Aromatherapy Oil Burner - 57%
  • 4: Addject Kissing Love Tester - 54%
  • 5: USB Desktop Photo Frame - 52%

  • Click here to cast your vote!

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