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Australian Retail Sales Rose 0.6% in August From Prior Month

October 04, 2011

Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Australian retail sales rose 0.6 percent in August from the previous month, the Bureau of Statistics said in Sydney today. That compares with the median forecast in a Bloomberg News survey of 22 economists for a 0.2 percent gain.

To contact the reporter on this story: Michael Heath in Sydney at mheath1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Tim Smith at tsmith58@bloomberg.net


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