Revised figures revealed Q3 contraction larger than first thought.
Japanese economy contracted 1.9 per cent between July and September; not 1.6 per cent.
Oil Price continues downward trend
WTI at $64.55 a barrel, down almost 2 per cent; Brent trading down 2.4 per cent at $67.39.
OECD indicators point towards slow European growth
Leading indicator points to slowing German and Italian growth; steady French momentum.
China trade data for November disappoints markets
Chinese exports up 4.7 per cent y.o.y; analysts had expect upwards of 8 per cent increase.