The lunch box - 17/02 (updated 4.30pm)

The lunch box - 17/02 (updated 4.30pm)

It’s Wednesday, and we’re almost over the hump! All we need to do is chow down on today’s news bites, and we’ll be on the week’s home stretch.

Channel News

State of the market

  • Strong overnight gains in Wall St. and positive financial results rocketed the markets upwards and they continued to gain during the day. At close of tarding, the S&P/ASX200 was up 100.1 points at 4667.9.
  • The Aussie dollar is selling for $US0.9015. Gold is up 2.75 per cent to $US1120 an ounce while oil is slightly higher at $US77.1 a barrel.


General News

Winter Olympic Games 2010

  • Football: Death of a Socceroo
  • Champions League: Rooney the hero as Man Utd sink AC Milan
  • Premier League: Controversy reigns as Man City go fourth
  • Cricket: Twenty20 'ripe for corruption'
  • Cycling: Landis accused of hacking into drug-testing lab
  • Football: Premier league considering Euro play-offs
  • Boxing: Hurricane continues long walk to justice
  • Rugby league: New injury setback for Gidley
  • Rugby league (2): Tigers ina twist as Tuiaki's ankle puts pressure on Tuqiri return
  • Racing: All Silent restricted to trackwork but Begg not hitting panic button


Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Chance shower. Min: 20, Max: 25
  • Melbourne: Morning cloud. Min: 17, Max: 25
  • Brisbane: A shower or two. Min: 22, Max: 29
  • Perth: Mostly sunny. Min: 19, Max: 35
  • Adelaide: Fine. Sunny. Min: 20, Max: 33
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 11, Max: 23
  • Canberra: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 12, Max: 28
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower/storm. Min: 26, Max: 33

Product Wars: Best Tablet Device

  • Results so far...
  • 1st - Fujitsu LifeBook T5010 - 91%
  • 2nd - Panasonic Toughbook T8 - 89%
  • =3rd - Lenovo ThinkPad X200 - 77%
  • =3rd - Toshiba Portege M750 - 77%
  • 5th - Asus Eee PC T90 - 53%
  • Click here to vote for your favourite!

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