The Lunch Box 01/03 (updated 5.00pm)

The Lunch Box 01/03 (updated 5.00pm)

Monday ... if you are in Sydney, Brisbane and Darwin, not only is it Monday, but it's wet! The good news is the Canadians won gold in the men's ice hockey in absolute thriller, so at least one nation is happy. That and heaps of other news are all yours in our lunchtime wrap - now updated in the afternoon. So enjoy.

Channel News

State of the market

  • The markets opened well with banking stocks following a positive lead from Wall St. They then held the gains into afternoon trading and ended with a positive flurry. At 5.00pm, the S&P/ASX200 was up 48.8 points at 4686.5.
  • The Aussie dollar is trading higher and sells for $US0.8989. Gold continues to rise and is being bought for $US1118.5 while oil has also grown to $US80.2 a barrel.


General News

Winter Olympic Games 2010



Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Shower or two. Min: 19, Max: 24
  • Melbourne: Mostly sunny. Min: 12, Max: 23
  • Brisbane: Rain, heavy at times. Min: 21, Max: 24
  • Perth: Sunny. Min: 21, Max: 35
  • Adelaide: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 15, Max: 27
  • Hobart: Mainly fine. Min: 11, Max: 21
  • Canberra: Fine, partly cloudy. Min: 8, Max: 23
  • Darwin: Monsoonal showers. Min: 25, Max: 32

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