Mutual fund information might become even easier to sift through in the coming months for investors, analysts and brokers.

The Securities and Exchange Commission voted unanimously last Wednesday to seek public comment for 30 days on extending a proposal that would allow mutual fund companies to submit key written information in prospectus risk/return summaries in interactive data format. The summaries include information about funds' investment objectives and strategies, risks, costs and historical performance. Presently, funds can tag financial data.

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