The ausse opened in Asia at 0.7636 and fell from the high of 0.7649 to 0.7510 in Europe, down 139 pips on the intraday chart.
Australia's May Retail Sales rose to 0.3% below the expected 0.5% forecast, while the previous month of April was revised down to -0.1% from 0%.
The Shanghai Composite Index had given much downward pressure on the AUD/USD in the European session. The benchmark index fell 5.8% to 3,686.92 at the close.
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