Australian Retail Sales Unexpectedly Fall 1.1% in October From September

Australian retail sales fell 1.1 percent in October from the previous month, the Bureau of Statistics said in Sydney today. The median forecast of 23 economists surveyed by Bloomberg News was for an increase of 0.4 percent.

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