The lunch box - 23/09

It’s lunch time!

The morning’s over and you need that little boost to energise you through the rest of the day. That’s where the lunch box comes in – interesting news, ideas for the evening and the all-important weather, in one neat package.

Channel latest

State of the market

  • The market opened strongly in morning trading before quickly stabilising in positive territory. It also gained in late trading and the S&P/ASX200 closed up 70.4 points at 4734.1.
  • The Aussie dollar has climbed against the American dollar and buys $US0.8748. Gold is up to $US1015.5 an ounce while oil is up at $US71.6 a barrel

General news


  • Champions Trophy: Sir Lanka easily beat South Africa in opener
  • NRL: Old rivalries - Eels and Dogs ready to re-enact classic final
  • NRL (2): Crowd record likely to be smashed
  • Ugly league: Teens on rampage in final
  • Tennis: Henin announces comeback with Wimbledon as target
  • AFL: Bombers' Lloyd expected to announce retirement
  • AFL (2): Ablett eyes final showpiece
  • Rugby union: Nucifora tipped to coach new Melbourne team
  • Football: League Cup - Liverpool and Arsenal edge through


For the evening:

  • The story of Alexander Pearce makes for a great movie, says Empire.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 14, Max: 23
  • Melbourne: Shower or two. Min: 9, Max: 18
  • Brisbane: Dry. Min: 14, Max: 28
  • Perth: Shower or two. Clearing later. Min: 12, Max: 18
  • Adelaide: Morning shower or two. Min: 12, Max: 20
  • Hobart: Afternoon shower or two. Min: 7, Max: 15
  • Canberra: Mostly fine. Windy. Min: 5, Max: 17
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower. Min: 25, Max: 34