I just posted on the RBA meeting coming up in Australia today: Australia – Could there be a shock decision from the RBA today?

Here’s the full rundown on whats coming up from Australia today:

2230GMT ANZ Roy Morgan weekly Consumer Sentiment for the week ended November 2, prior was 114.6

0030GMT – The Australian Bureau of Statistics (please note, not to be referred to as the A BS


) release revisions to the past 10 months of employment data (Forget the last 10 months of Australian jobs data)

Also at 0030GMT –

  • Retail Sales for September, expected is +0.3% m/m, prior was +0.1%
  • (There are also ‘Retali sales excluding inflation q/q for Q3, expected is +0.5%, prior -0.2%)
  • Trade balance for September, expected is -1775m, prior was -787m

At 0330GMT the outcome of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) board meeting is announced