Eleven tranches from five deals issued by Option One Mortgage Loan Trust have been downgraded by Fitch Ratings, and five classes have been placed on Rating Watch Negative.In addition, Fitch has affirmed the ratings on 156 classes from 18 Option One deals. The negative rating actions were attributed to a deterioration in the relationship between credit enhancement and loss expectations. The transactions consist of fixed- and adjustable-rate, conforming and nonconforming mortgage loans secured by first or second liens.

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