The Australian economy issued its producers price index for the three months ending Dec. 31, which released with an actual reading 0.1%, came less than a previous reading 1.3% in 3rd quarter, while the expectations referred to 0.5%.

Moreover, the annualized producer price index rose 2.7% in the fourth quarter of 2010, compared with a previous 2.2% a year earlier, where the market's anticipations estimated of 3.2%.