Japan's economy has released earlier today the data for the seasonally adjusted retail trade for October, where it rose to 1.4%,compared with the prior reading of -1.5%, while it missed forecasts of 0.7%.

On the other hand, the data for annual retail trade was released as well, where it rose to 1.9%, compared with the prior reading of -2.1%; also it came above expectations of 0.6%.

Finally, the data for the annual large retailers' sales for October were release, where it rose to -1.4 compared with the prior reading of -3.6%, while it came below expectations of -1.2%