CHICAGO -- Fitch Ratings has downgraded Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A) triple-A issuer default rating and senior unsecured debt ratings by one notch, saying a top rating isn't appropriate for financial-oriented holding companies in the current volatile market.The agency affirmed its "AAA" insurer financial strength ratings on the company's insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries, but with a negative outlook.
Fitch Cuts Berkshire Hathaway Ratings
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