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Bills would ease divesting by funds

Firms could sell shares due to Darfur concerns with less fear of suits

By Ross Kerber
Globe Staff / May 26, 2007

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Lawmakers in Washington want to make it easier for mutual funds and pension plans to sell stocks in companies doing business in Sudan and Iran, targeting institutions like Fidelity Investments and the state boards that manage public retirement money. (Full article: 738 words)

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