Pools of U.S. commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) are looking just a tad healthier these days.

Recent rating actions, coupled with stabilizing U.S. commercial real estate fundamentals, have resulted in a greater percentage of “Stable Outlooks” for Fitch Ratings’ investment-grade CMBS, according to the New York-based credit rating agency.

Rating Outlooks for investment grade U.S. CMBS bonds in the agency’s rated portfolio are 88% stable. This follows Fitch Ratings’ most recent extensive review of its rated CMBS portfolio as well as the continuing stabilization of the commercial property markets.

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