The Aussie dollar's NPC hurdle

China’s National People’s Congress and its 2014 GDP forecast could hold bigger sway for the Australian dollar this week than Ukraine tension, central bank meetings or local economic figures.

In a week with markets focused on escalating tension in the Ukraine -- as well as central bank meetings in Australia, Europe and the U.K and key economic data -- there is another important event. The annual meeting of China’s National People’s Congress kicks off tomorrow, with further reform and a focus on economic growth expected.


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