The Australian economy released its consumer prices index (QoQ) for the third quarter of the year which came out at 0.6%, compared with a previous 0.9%, while the market's forecasts referred to 0.6%.

Moreover, the annualized consumer prices index rose 3.5% in the 3rd quarter, compared with a previous reading 3.6% a year earlier, while the anticipations estimated of 3.5%.