UK retail sales excluding auto fuel for November came in line with expectations at 0.3% which is also similar to the prior reading which was revised up to 0.5%. The annual reading came in at 1.8%, higher than forecasts of 1.4% while the prior reading was upwardly revised to 1.7% from the initial 1.2%.

The reading with auto fuel matched forecasts of 0.3%, lower than the revised 0.7% from the initial 0.5%. On the year, the reading edged up to 1.1%, higher than estimates of 0.7% and the revised 0.3% which was -0.1% before revision.