Following the internal strategic realignment that took place late last fall, Moody's Investors Service has increased its market share in the jumbo and alt-A mortgage-backed securities market nearly two-fold, compared to figures from last year at this time, the rating agency said.

According to Moody's, in the first quarter the agency rated 37 of the 61 jumbo and alt-A deals, or 61% of the market, compared to 15 of the 39 deals, or 38.5% of the market.

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