The Australian economy released the data for the employment change in December, where it declined to -29.3 K, compared with the prior reading of -6.3 K, which was revised to-7.5 K, and it came below expectations of 10.0 K.

on the other hand, the data for the unemployment rate in December was released as well, where it recorded a retreated reading of 5.2%, compared with the prior reading of 5.3%, which was revised to 5.2%, and it came below expectations of 5.3%.