The West

Retail trading still weak
Retail trading still weak

Australian retail spending rose a weaker than expected 0.2 per cent in August, official figures show.

Retail trade rose in the month to a seasonally adjusted $21.457 billion, compared to a downwardly revised $21.404 billion in June, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said today.

Economists had been forecasting a rise of 0.4 per cent for the month of August.

The West Australian

Latest News From The West

Anthony Mundine says AFL, NRL players should make a stand against racism by refusing to sing the national anthem.

A Como man pleaded guilty in Geraldton Magistrate’s Court today to beating a stranger over the head with a hammer in an unprovoked attack at a Meekatharra service station toilet.

Popular videos