Fitch Ratings Makes its Case


Fitch Ratings is lobbying the major index providers, including Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch, to factor its ratings into the methodology of their indices. The Lehman Aggregate Index, JPMorgan and MSCI all take both Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s (S&P) ratings into account. Merrill Lynch indices use both S&P and Moody’s ratings. iBoxx is alone among the major index providers in recognizing Fitch ratings.

Market participants say inclusion in the Lehman Aggregate Index could finally allow Fit

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