Three classes of Option One Mortgage Loan Trust mortgage-backed securities, series 2003-5, have been downgraded by Fitch Ratings.The downgrades were as follows: class M-4, from A-minus to BBB (and removed from Rating Watch Negative); class M-5, from BB-plus to B; and class M-6, from BB to C/DR5. Fitch also affirmed the ratings on six classes in the deal. The downgrades were attributed to a deterioration in the relationship between credit enhancement and loss expectations.

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