The Australian economy issued producers price index (QoQ) which came at 0.3% during the second quarter of the year, compared with a previous reading 1%, whereas the anticipations referred to 0.8%.

Moreover, the annualized producers price index rose 1% in the second quarter of 2010, compared with a previous -0.1% a year earlier, while the actual reading came lower than expectations that estimated of 1.5%.