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5 things you need to know today

1. Kenneth Hayne's final report from the banking royal commission will be released at 4:10pm today.

2. The Commonwealth Bank will be one of the first cabs off the rank for February earnings season, releasing its half-year report on Wednesday.

3. Townsville residents have been told to evacuate after the floodgates for the town's Ross River Dam were opened overnight. Up to 500 homes are believed to already be under water.

4. The Dow Jones ended its sixth consecutive week higher on Friday. The Dow was up 0.26% for the day and the S&P closed 0.09% higher, while the Nasdaq slid 0.25%.

5. A one-month-old leopard cub has been discovered in a passenger's bag on a flight at India's Chennai Airport after arriving from Thailand.

Published on: Monday, February 04, 2019

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