John Hancock Funds, Boston, this week added class C, or level-load, shares to four more of its portfolios. The C shares carry no up-front sales charge or front-end load, no back-end load after one year, and a 1% annual sales fee.

The affected funds are the John Hancock Emerging Growth Fund, the John Hancock Growth Fund, the John Hancock Special Opportunities Fund, and the John Hancock International Fund.

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