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2012-12-03

Australian retail spending was virtually unchanged in October, official figures show.

Retail trade was unchanged in the month at a seasonally adjusted $21.563 billion, compared to an downwardly revised $21.570 billion in September, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Monday.

Economists had been forecasting a rise of 0.4 per cent for October.