China's credit rating was recently downgraded by Standard & Poor's (S&P) from AA- to A+ because of worries over the rapid growth of the country's debt.
Not surprisingly, China refuted concerns, with the country's Ministry of Finance (MOF) saying that "the downgrade is a result of [S&P's] long-standing mode of thinking, and misreading of the Chinese economy...
The US dollar is close to peaking and the risks now seem to be on the downside.
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