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China Nov data dump: Retail sales drop to 8.1%, industrial output arrive at 5.4%

China’s November retail sales YoY, the number came in at 8.1% vs 8.8% exp and 8.6% last, with industrial output YoY at 5.4% and 5.9% exp and 5.9% last.

Meanwhile, urban investment YoY increased to 5.9% vs 5.8% expected and 5.7% last, the latest release by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed on Friday.

Mixed Chinese macro numbers add to the weight on the Australian Dollar, knocking-off the AUD/USD pair to fresh lows near the 0.7185 region and AUD/JPY below 81.50.

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