John Hancock Funds has begun offering level-load shares for nine more of its mutual funds, bringing to 21 its funds with this pricing option. Instead of charging a sales commission at the time of purchase or when the shares are redeemed, level loads spread the cost over time.

The nine funds are: Financial Industries Fund, Regional Bank Fund, Special Equities Fund, European Equity Fund, Global Fund, Global Health Sciences Fund, Global Technology Fund, Pacific Basin Equities Fund and Short-Term Strategic Income Fund.

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