Big day for data releases on Thursday - domestic goods imports data for September and the National Australia Bank business survey for the third quarter are released at 1030 AEST as well as the Reserve Bank of Australia's foreign exchange transaction data for September (1130 AEST). In the US retail sales for September, the Bloomberg consumer comfort survey, building permits, capacity utilisation, continuing claims, housing starts, industrial production, initial jobless claims and manufacturing production figures are released starting from 2230 AEST. The Philadelphia Federal Reserve reveals business outlook in October at 2145 AEST.