credit rating
A measurement of the creditworthiness of a person, company or nation that is typically determined by an independent agency. The credit rating of a country often affects how willing investors are to place Funds in assets Denominated in its currency, and so a drop in its sovereign credit rating tends to cause the value of its currency to fall relative to other major currencies in the forex market.

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