The Australian economy issued its producers price index for the three months ended June, which decreased to 0.8%, came less than a previous reading 1.2% in first quarter, while the expectations referred to 0.8%.

Moreover, the annualized producer price index rose 3.4% in the 2nd quarter of 2011, compared with a previous 2.9% a year earlier, where the market's anticipations estimated of 3.4%.