Merger Rumors Stir Up Shawmut, Bank of Boston

Shares of Bank of Boston Corp. and Shawmut National Corp. edged up Friday in extremely heavy trading amid renewed speculation that the two banks would merge or find other solutions to their onerous loan problems.

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