The Lunch Box - 11/02 (updated 4.50pm)

The Lunch Box - 11/02 (updated 4.50pm)

Thursday. Well, the weekend is nearly here. And it has plenty of potential as well. But that's tomorrow's story. Today will probably throw up some little curves but one thing we can say is that there's plenty happening in the world. So check out our news wrap, updated several times daily. Just click a link to check out the stories that interest you.

Channel News

State of the market

  • The markets trended upwards in morning trading despite a Telstra’s results and a dip on Wall St and then held on to gains. At close of trading, the S&P/ASX200 was up 40.9 points at 4554.3.
  • 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

Winter Olympic Games 2010




  • Is late night shopping and Valentine's Day is on Sunday - get creative and get shopping.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Afternoon showers/thunderstorm. Min: 22, Max: 31
  • Melbourne: Showers easing. Min: 19, Max: 22
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 22, Max: 31
  • Perth: Partly cloudy. Min" 19, Max: 32
  • Adelaide: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 20, Max: 30
  • Hobart: A few showers. Min: 14, Max: 20
  • Canberra: Afternoon showers/thunderstorm. Min: 20, Max: 30
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower/inland storm. Min: 28, Max: 33

Product Wars: Best Valentine's Day gadget

  • Results so far...
  • 1: USB Heart - 64%
  • 2: Red Apple iPod Nano - 60%
  • 3: USB Aromatherapy Oil Burner - 58%
  • 4=: Addject Kissing Love Tester - 50%
  • 4=:MSI U100 Notebook Love Edition - 50%

  • Click here to cast your vote!

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