Update: Fitch ‘Flashes’ Ratings Latency

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Ian Rothery, Fitch Solutions

Fitch Solutions, the data arm of ratings agency Fitch, last month rolled out a new, lower-latency distribution infrastructure for its ratings content, to support dissemination of its ratings over the AlphaFlash feed of machine-readable news from Deutsche Börse’s Market News International (MNI) subsidiary, which the companies announced last week.

Though declining to detail specific technology changes, Ian Rothery, global head of third-party distribution and strategic partnerships at Fitch Solutio